News on the topic: Viasna
25.09.2023 "Ales, I'm very proud..." Lithuanian schoolchildren congratulated Bialiatski on his birthday
A meeting with local schoolchildren was held at the Simonas Daukantas Gymnasium in Vilnius on the birthday of Ales Bialiatski (September 25).
25.09.2023 "He does everything with conscience and honor". A former inmate of Valadarka prison talks about Ales Bialiatski
A former political prisoner who met with Ales Bialiatski in pre-trial detention center-1 in October 2022, talked about him with Viasna.
11.09.2023 #FreeViasna: review of news on imprisoned human rights defenders of Viasna
We collected news on Viasna team members who are behind bars.
11.09.2023 The #FreeViasna campaign invites you to a solidarity event in Vilnius on September 17
On this day, three years ago, Marfa Rabkova was detained, and two years ago, a campaign of solidarity with political prisoners and human rights defenders #FreeViasna was launched.
05.09.2023 Danish Institute Against Torture made a joint statement on Belarus
The institute urges the Belarusian authorities to repeal the decision designating Viasna as an "extremist formation".
04.09.2023 "The real Belarus is free, open, making a European choice." Natalia Pinchuk at the Nobel Peace Conference 2023
On August 31, Oslo hosted the Nobel Peace Conference 2023, which this year celebrates the achievements of human rights defenders.
28.08.2023 #FreeViasna: Latest news about jailed Viasna human rights defenders
The Nobel Peace Conference will be held in Oslo while Ales Bialitski is still in jail.
28.08.2023 Belarusian human rights groups respond to Viasna extremist labeling
Stand in solidarity with the Belarusian human rights movement.
25.08.2023 First international reactions to the declaration of Viasna an 'extremist formation'
UN Human Rights and the U.S. State Department stand in solidarity with the human rights group.
23.08.2023 Authorities label Viasna/Human rights in Belarus “extremist formation”
Security bodies allege the Human rights center “organized activities aimed at preparing attacks on the sovereignty and public security of the Republic of Belarus, discrediting and insulting officials.”
15.08.2023 #FreeViasna: Latest news about jailed Viasna human rights defenders
Leanid Sudalenka left Belarus, and solidarity actions were held in Europe with our imprisoned fellows.
08.08.2023 Rights advocate Leanid Sudalenka on his jail experience: “I was labeled a persistent violator”
Leanid Sudalenka on why he left Belarus, how political prisoners are discriminated against, and why solidarity is essential.
08.08.2023 “Who will defend us then?” Eight stories of human rights defenders about the crackdown on Viasna
February 16 and July 14, 2021, the authorities cracked down on non-governmental organizations and independent media outlets.
04.08.2023 Lech Wałęsa to Belarusian civil society: “Your suffering will pay off”
Viasna asked the prominent politician and freedom fighter to address the Belarusians on the Day of Solidarity with Civil Society in Belarus.
26.07.2023 #FreeViasna: Latest news about jailed Viasna human rights defenders
Leanid Sudalenka was released from jail while Viasna has been awarded another major human rights prize.