News on the topic: administrative prosecution

“It was short electric shocks, but at least they didn't hit me!”

28.07.2022 “It was short electric shocks, but at least they didn't hit me!”

A former detainee told us about police torture with a taser, recruiting informants, and almost a month in detention

“If he didn't like the answer, he hit me with a stick”: Ex-detainee recounts her experience of torture by police

12.07.2022 “If he didn't like the answer, he hit me with a stick”: Ex-detainee recounts her experience of torture by police

Hanna Morskaya spent 63 days behind bars in inhuman conditions

Crackdown on academic community continues: two educators and student arrested

23.06.2022 Crackdown on academic community continues: two educators and student arrested

Two BSU professors and a BSUIR student were arrested today in Minsk

Viasna to present most recent reports on political persecution and prisons in Belarus

22.06.2022 Viasna to present most recent reports on political persecution and prisons in Belarus

The presentation will take place on June 24 at 12:00 in Vilnius as part of the Week against torture

Politically motivated administrative prosecution in April: Summary

14.05.2022 Politically motivated administrative prosecution in April: Summary

Repression in Belarus has increased since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. All over the country, law enforcement officers conduct searches, arrests, and interrogations on a daily basis.

Crackdown on antiwar protests in Belarus cities and small towns

09.04.2022 Crackdown on antiwar protests in Belarus cities and small towns

Belarusians protesting against the war in which the territory of Belarus is involved against their will

'They beat him slightly, striking him in body and in face': another account on ill-treatment of detained protesters

22.03.2022 'They beat him slightly, striking him in body and in face': another account on ill-treatment of detained protesters

Witness talks about torture and conditions in detention centers of Minsk and Žodzina

Arrested protester: “He took woman out into corridor and banged her head against wall”

17.03.2022 Arrested protester: “He took woman out into corridor and banged her head against wall”

Eyewitness account of anti-war protesters' detention condition

Heads beaten and ribs broken: how police treats anti-war protesters in Minsk

15.03.2022 Heads beaten and ribs broken: how police treats anti-war protesters in Minsk

Former detainee talks about his arrest and conditions in prison

230 people detained after anti-war and anti-referendum protests

02.03.2022 230 people detained after anti-war and anti-referendum protests

People are held in detention centers in inhumane conditions

Wave of searches in open penitentiaries

19.02.2022 Wave of searches in open penitentiaries

KGB officers arrested, searched, and interrogated convicts and former convicts serving their sentences in open penitentiaries

Political prisoner Ales Kaputski released after 60 days of arrest

17.02.2022 Political prisoner Ales Kaputski released after 60 days of arrest

The authorities have repeatedly used repeated sentencing against him for the purpose of politically motivated pressure

Ales Kaputski sentenced to another 15 days of administrative imprisonment

18.01.2022 Ales Kaputski sentenced to another 15 days of administrative imprisonment

The human rights defender was supposed to be released on January 16, 2021, but was again sentenced to 15 days of arrest.

Human rights defenders call to release three new political prisoners

30.12.2021 Human rights defenders call to release three new political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Ruslan Bahdanouski: “Head of the detention center was threatening to rape me with a baton”

08.12.2021 Ruslan Bahdanouski: “Head of the detention center was threatening to rape me with a baton”

A taxi driver Ruslan Bahdanouski left Belarus after serving a 30-day imprisonment and told “Viasna” about the unbearable detention conditions and torture.

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