Human rights defenders call to release 8 convicts in defamation trials

16.10.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 8 convicts in defamation trials

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Happy birthday, Valiantsin!

14.10.2021 Happy birthday, Valiantsin!

Today Valiantsin Stefanovich, deputy chairman of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” and Vice President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), celebrates his 49th birthday.

3 and 2 ½ years: prosecution requests prison terms for Viasna members in Homieĺ

14.10.2021 3 and 2 ½ years: prosecution requests prison terms for Viasna members in Homieĺ

Judge Siarhei Salouski is expected to announce his verdict in the coming days.

Siarhei Krupenich and Anastasiya Krupenich-Kandratsiyeva are political prisoners

12.10.2021 Siarhei Krupenich and Anastasiya Krupenich-Kandratsiyeva are political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

#FreeViasna: Weekly news digest on Viasna’s imprisoned human rights defenders

11.10.2021 #FreeViasna: Weekly news digest on Viasna’s imprisoned human rights defenders

On September 17, dozens of Belarusian and international human rights groups launched #FreeViasna, the campaign of solidarity with the imprisoned human rights activists of Viasna. Here’s the latest news about the Viasna members held behind bars.

Joint statement of Belarusian human rights organizations on violations of freedom of association and pressure on human rights organizations

07.10.2021 Joint statement of Belarusian human rights organizations on violations of freedom of association and pressure on human rights organizations

To date, we know about the forced liquidation of more than 250 civil society organizations. Among them there are numerous human rights organizations.

Human rights defenders call to release 73 people detained in Zeltser case

07.10.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 73 people detained in Zeltser case

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

Human Rights Situation in Belarus: September 2021

04.10.2021 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: September 2021

Viasna knows the names of at least 103 people convicted in politically motivated criminal trials held in September.

At least 439 people sent to prisons on protest charges: One year after first sentence in post-election trials

30.09.2021 At least 439 people sent to prisons on protest charges: One year after first sentence in post-election trials

One year ago, on September 29, 2020, the first politically motivated verdict was passed for the events related to the rigged presidential election. On that day, Pavel Piaskou and Uladzislau Yeustsihneyeu were convicted under Part 2 of Art. 363 of the Criminal Code for resisting riot police officers during a rally on June 19, in which a riot policeman pulled out a gun to threaten unarmed protesters.

Human rights groups call to release detained trade union activists

28.09.2021 Human rights groups call to release detained trade union activists

Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

#FreeViasna: Weekly news digest on Viasna’s imprisoned human rights defenders

27.09.2021 #FreeViasna: Weekly news digest on Viasna’s imprisoned human rights defenders

On September 17, dozens of Belarusian and international human rights groups launched #FreeViasna, the campaign of solidarity with the imprisoned human rights activists of Viasna. Here’s the latest news about the Viasna members held behind bars.

Happy birthday, Ales!

25.09.2021 Happy birthday, Ales!

Today Ales Bialiatski, founder and leader of the Human Rights Center "Viasna", celebrates his birthday.

14 new political prisoners

24.09.2021 14 new political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Happy birthday! Human rights activists from different countries congratulate Leanid Sudalenka on his 55th anniversary

23.09.2021 Happy birthday! Human rights activists from different countries congratulate Leanid Sudalenka on his 55th anniversary

Today, September 23, human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka, who is now behind bars, turns 55. And today Leanid is receiving congratulations from his colleagues – human rights activists from different countries and organizations.

#FreeViasna: News digest on imprisoned human rights defenders of Viasna

20.09.2021 #FreeViasna: News digest on imprisoned human rights defenders of Viasna

On September 17, dozens of Belarusian and international human rights groups launched #FreeViasna, the campaign of solidarity with the imprisoned human rights activists of Viasna. Here’s the latest news about the Viasna members held behind bars.

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