Immediately release political prisoner Vasil Lohvinau!

11.06.2021 Immediately release political prisoner Vasil Lohvinau!

Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

Four political prisoners sentenced to 5 years each for plotting riots that never happened

10.06.2021 Four political prisoners sentenced to 5 years each for plotting riots that never happened

The Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk convicted today four political prisoners, who volunteered at Viktar Babaryka’s presidential campaign, Ihar Yarmolau, Dzmitry Kanapelka, Uladzislau Karetski, and Mikalai Saseu, who were accused of “preparing for riots” (Part 1, Article 13 and Part 2, Article 293 of the Criminal Code) and “other training of persons to participate in riots” (Part 3 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code).

Palina Sharenda-Panasiuk is political prisoner

09.06.2021 Palina Sharenda-Panasiuk is political prisoner

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community on the sentencing of Palina Sharenda-Panasiuk

Human rights defenders call to release 8 more political prisoners

08.06.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 8 more political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

12 new names on list of political prisoners

03.06.2021 12 new names on list of political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Human Rights Situation in Belarus: May 2021

02.06.2021 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: May 2021

In May, the authorities continued to actively prosecute people for political reasons. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, since August 2020, more than 3,000 criminal cases have been opened for violating the procedure of holding mass events and protests.

15 new political prisoners in Belarus

28.05.2021 15 new political prisoners in Belarus

Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

12 more names on list of political prisoners

27.05.2021 12 more names on list of political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights organizations call to release five more political prisoners

26.05.2021 Human rights organizations call to release five more political prisoners

Joint statement by the human rights organizations of Belarus

Ales Bialiatski on the death of political prisoner Vitold Ashurak

26.05.2021 Ales Bialiatski on the death of political prisoner Vitold Ashurak

Can we hope that the Investigative Committee will conduct an objective investigation and find out the truth?

TUT.BY employees are political prisoners

25.05.2021 TUT.BY employees are political prisoners

Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

Immediately release political prisoner Raman Pratasevich!

24.05.2021 Immediately release political prisoner Raman Pratasevich!

Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

“Ordinary people who want to speak freely”: Brest court convicts more protesters over August “riots”

21.05.2021 “Ordinary people who want to speak freely”: Brest court convicts more protesters over August “riots”

Judge Andrei Hrushko of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced thirteen people, including eleven political prisoners and two minors, to various terms in prison over their involvement in the post-election protests of August 2020.

HRDs demand retrials and release of 8 more political prisoners

20.05.2021 HRDs demand retrials and release of 8 more political prisoners

Joint statement of the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights defenders call to release 21 more political prisoners

18.05.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 21 more political prisoners

Joint statement by the human rights organizations of Belarus

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