News on the topic: deportation

Human rights activist Alena Tankachova appeals expulsion in court

26.12.2014 Human rights activist Alena Tankachova appeals expulsion in court

Alena Tankachova, Director of the Center for Legal Transformation “Lawtrend”, sent on December 24 to the court of Minsk’s Pershamaiski district an appeal against the decision of the district police department to expel her from the country for three years.

Bialiatski: “Tonkacheva has been expelled from the country for three years, I had been thrown in prison for three years”

06.11.2014 Bialiatski: “Tonkacheva has been expelled from the country for three years, I had been thrown in prison for three years”

Chairman of the Human Rights Centre "Viasna" commented to RFE/RL the decision of the Belarusian authorities on the expulsion of the human rights activist Yelena Tonkacheva without the right to return to Belarus for three years.

Yelena Tonkacheva: “All that happened yesterday at Pershamaiski DPD in Minsk seems to be a planned farce”

06.11.2014 Yelena Tonkacheva: “All that happened yesterday at Pershamaiski DPD in Minsk seems to be a planned farce”

Press conference of the chairperson of the board of the Center for Legal Transformation «Lawtrend» Yelena Tonkacheva, which took place on November 6 at the office of HRC "Viasna", barely accommodated all journalists, human rights activists and public figures.

Yelena Tonkacheva expelled from Belarus for three years

05.11.2014 Yelena Tonkacheva expelled from Belarus for three years

November 5, Division for Citizenship and Migration of the Pershamaiski District Police Department of Minsk considered the question of the expulsion from Belarus of Chair of the Board of the Center for Legal Transformation Yelena Tonkacheva, whose residence permit in Belarus had been annulled.

UN is requested to take urgent measures in connection with the possible expulsion of Yelena Tonkacheva

04.11.2014 UN is requested to take urgent measures in connection with the possible expulsion of Yelena Tonkacheva

Belarusian human rights organizations appealed to the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, as well as to the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Belarus with a request to urgently intervene.

Wife of Iranian Mehrdad Jamshidian tries to prevent his deportation from Belarus

04.11.2014 Wife of Iranian Mehrdad Jamshidian tries to prevent his deportation from Belarus

The individual communication of the wife of the Iranian citizen Mehrdad Jamshidian Helena,sent from Belarus on October 23, was registered at the United Nations Human Rights Committee, and includes measures of urgency.

Threat to expel human rights activist Elena Tonkacheva from Belaruis is legal lynching reminiscent of Soviet times

04.11.2014 Threat to expel human rights activist Elena Tonkacheva from Belaruis is legal lynching reminiscent of Soviet times

We, representatives of Belarusian and international human rights organizations, consider the actions of the Belarusian authorities aimed at annulment of the residence permit and subsequent expulsion of one of the country's leading human rights activists as politically motivated and aimed at the involuntary termination of Elena Tonkacheva's legitimate human rights activities or creation of significant obstacles in the conduct of such activities.

“We'll try to do everything possible to achieve the review of the annulment of the residence permit”

04.11.2014 “We'll try to do everything possible to achieve the review of the annulment of the residence permit”

Deputy Chairman of the Human Rights Centre "Viasna" Valiantsin Stefanovich expressed his attitude to the decision on cancellation of the residence permit and the consideration of expulsion from the Republic of Belarus of the human rights activist Yelena Tonkacheva, leader of the Centre for Legal Transformation Lawtrend.

Front Line Defenders: Authorities cancel residence permit for human rights defender Ms Elena Tonkacheva as she faces expulsion

04.11.2014 Front Line Defenders: Authorities cancel residence permit for human rights defender Ms Elena Tonkacheva as she faces expulsion

Front Line Defenders believes that the nullification of Elena Tonkacheva's residence permit is disproportionate in relation to the recent traffic violation and that it is directly related to her human rights work.

Let's demonstrate solidarity with Elena Talkachova: petition state bodies with the request to refrain from expelling the human rights activist from the country

04.11.2014 Let's demonstrate solidarity with Elena Talkachova: petition state bodies with the request to refrain from expelling the human rights activist from the country

The Human Rights Centre “Viasna” joins the call of our colleagues from the Center for Legal Transformation Lawtrend to direct petitions to the state agencies with the request not to expel human rights activist Elena Tonkacheva from Belarus.

21.07.2014 Russian court sentences Belarusian opposition activist to fine, orders his deportation

The Belgorod District Court in Russia has reportedly sentenced Belarusian opposition activist Dzmitry Razanovich to a fine of 15,000 Russian rubles (about $430) and ordered his deportation.

17.07.2014 Ukrainian MP deported from Minsk

Oleksandr Bryhynets, who had been detained at the airport in Minsk yesterday, was deported from Belarus.

Vitsebsk human rights activist Piatro Ivanou threatened to be deported to Russia

14.01.2014 Vitsebsk human rights activist Piatro Ivanou threatened to be deported to Russia

Vitsebsk human rights activist and military pensioner Piatro Ivanou is threatened with being deported to Russia and demanded to submit an income statement. The department on citizenship and migration of Vitsebsk’s Kastrychnitski police department demands that the human rights activist Piotr Ivanou (in the picture) reported about the living expenses before 20 January. Otherwise they promise to deport him to Russia.

Detained Ukrainians made a video report about their trip to Belarus

02.04.2013 Detained Ukrainians made a video report about their trip to Belarus

The members of the Ukrainian organization "National Alliance", detained after the Freedom Day action in Minsk, uploaded to the Internet a video report about their journey to Belarus and return home after the detention.

27.11.2012 Ukrainian student leader not let in Belarus

The president of the Ukrainian student self-government association Lizaveta Shchepetylnykova was not let in Belarus where she intended to meet with student activists.

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