News on the topic: deportation
07.10.2019 Activist Faces 'Torture' If Extradited From Belarus To Tajikistan
A group of 11 human rights groups has urged Belarus not to forcibly return a Tajik opposition activist Farhod Odinaev to Tajikistan, where they said he “risks torture or other ill-treatment.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14.12.2018 Stop deportation of United Civil Party press secretary!
Joint statement of the Belarusian human rights community
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.
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.
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.
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.
15.01.2015 Elena Tonkacheva's appeal turned down
On January 13 at 2.30 p.m. consideration of the appeal of Elena Tonkacheva against the decision of the DCM concerning her expulsion from Belarus continued at the Pershamaiski District Court of Minsk.
15.01.2015 Chronicle of January 12 hearing on Elena Tonkacheva's appeal against expulsion from Belarus
The consideration of the appeal of the human rights activist Elena Tonkacheva against the Department of Citizenship and Migration of the Pershamaiski District Police Department of Minsk continued at 2.30 p.m. on January 12 at the Pershamaiski District Court of Minsk. The case is considered by Judge Natallia Petukh.
09.01.2015 Continuation of the trial on Elena Tankacheva's appeal against expulsion from Belarus
January 9, the Pershamaiski District Court of Minsk continues considering the appeal of the human rights activist Elena Tonkacheva against the decision of the Pershamaiski District Department of Citizenship and Migration to expel her from Belarus and ban her entrance to the country for three years. The appeal is considered by Judge Natallia Petukh.