News on the topic: deportation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.