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Belarus Allows Iranian Christian Convert To Remain In Country

18.06.2019 Belarus Allows Iranian Christian Convert To Remain In Country

Belarusian authorities have allowed an Iranian man who converted to Orthodox Christianity and is wanted by Tehran on murder charges, to remain in the country.

Statement on the arrest and forced expulsion of Ismail Nalgiev

16.05.2019 Statement on the arrest and forced expulsion of Ismail Nalgiev

On May 8, 2019, Ismail Nalgiev, a Russian activist, blogger and active participant in the protests against the agreement on the border between Chechnya and Ingushetia, was arrested by Belarusian police at the Minsk national airport.

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11.05.2019 Picks of the Week

Ingush blogger Ismail Nalgiev expelled from Belarus; ex-political prisoner Dzmitry Paliyenka sent back to pre-trial prison after mental examination; REP leader to enjoy "milder" sentence conditions

Ingush blogger Ismail Nalgiev faces expulsion from Belarus without trial

10.05.2019 Ingush blogger Ismail Nalgiev faces expulsion from Belarus without trial

The authorities have ordered the extra-judicial deportation of Russian critical blogger Ismail Nalgiev after his arrest in the Minsk airport on May 8, the Belarusian Association of Journalists said quoting Nalgiev’s lawyer.

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12.04.2019 Picks of the week

Human rights defenders not allowed to observe the trial of critical blogger in Brest; Unification Church member threatened with deportation on dubious grounds; independent trade union under pressure in Salihorsk; man in Hrodna facing prison for sharing Rammstein video

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29.03.2019 Picks of the week

Sad aftermath of Freedom Day celebrations; ex-prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka goes on hunger strike; Iranian close to expulsion, facing death in home country

Belarus Orders Expulsion Of Christian Convert Facing Death Penalty In Iran

18.03.2019 Belarus Orders Expulsion Of Christian Convert Facing Death Penalty In Iran

Belarusian authorities have ordered the expulsion of an Iranian man who has converted to Christianity and is wanted by Tehran for apostasy and alleged murder, despite warnings by international human rights organizations that he would be at risk of torture and the death penalty if sent back.

Court quashes order to expel UCP spokesperson

19.12.2018 Court quashes order to expel UCP spokesperson

The Court of the Maskoŭski District of Minsk ruled to meet an appeal by Hanna Krasulina, a Russian-born head of the United Civil Party’s press-service, who challenged an order by the city police to deport her on dubious charges.

Stop deportation of United Civil Party press secretary!

14.12.2018 Stop deportation of United Civil Party press secretary!

Joint statement of the Belarusian human rights community

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16.11.2018 Picks of the Week

Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny spends 270 days in lockup; police officers make human chain handcuffing arrested people to one another; UCP press-secretary faces deportation

Amnesty International: Iranian in Belarus at risk of imminent deportation, faces death penalty in home country

23.07.2018 Amnesty International: Iranian in Belarus at risk of imminent deportation, faces death penalty in home country

Iranian citizen Mehrdad Jamshidian, who suffers from acute ill-health, was detained on 14 June in Belarus. He is at imminent risk of deportation to Iran, where he may be subjected to torture and the death penalty for ‘apostasy’ and murder accusations.

UN HRC urges Belarus not to expel Iranian facing death in home country

07.12.2017 UN HRC urges Belarus not to expel Iranian facing death in home country

The UN Human Rights Committee has called on the Belarusian government not to expel Mehrdad Jamshidian, an Iranian national residing in Belarus, who is facing torture and the death penalty in his home country, human rights activist Raman Kisliak told BelaPAN.

Russian philosopher ousted from Belarus after 6 days in jail on trumped-up charges

17.10.2017 Russian philosopher ousted from Belarus after 6 days in jail on trumped-up charges

Russian historian and philosopher Pyotr Ryabov has been officially banned from entering Belarus for 10 years, after serving 6 days in jail in Baranavičy on ‘hooliganism’ charges.

20.02.2015 Court dismisses Tonkacheva's appeal against deportation from Belarus

The human rights defender must leave Belarus on February 21.

Östgruppen: verdict on Tonkacheva's case has a clear political motivation

15.01.2015 Östgruppen: verdict on Tonkacheva's case has a clear political motivation

Representatives of the Swedish organization Östgruppen comment on the verdict of the Minsk court which refused to cancel the earlier court decision to deport human rights activist Elena Tonkacheva from Belarus.

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