Human Rights Situation in Belarus: October 2022

02.11.2022 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: October 2022

Ales Bialiatski became one of the three Nobel Peace Prize laureates. Valiantsin Stefanovich was re-elected Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH).

What happened to political prisoners on October 24–30

31.10.2022 What happened to political prisoners on October 24–30

Viasna update on latest political prisoners affairs.

Valiantsin Stefanoviс re-elected as FIDH vice-president

27.10.2022 Valiantsin Stefanoviс re-elected as FIDH vice-president

Viasna deputy chair has been FIDH Vice-President since 2019.

Valiantsin Stefanovic on FIDH centenary: “Defenders' solidarity is a powerful force”

25.10.2022 Valiantsin Stefanovic on FIDH centenary: “Defenders' solidarity is a powerful force”

Viasna human rights defenders paid special attention at the anniversary session opening.

What happened to political prisoners on October 17–23

24.10.2022 What happened to political prisoners on October 17–23

New political prisoners, harsh sentences in Autukhovich case, and other news on political prisoners in Belarus.

Ales Bialiatski, a life of peaceful struggle for human rights in Belarus

18.10.2022 Ales Bialiatski, a life of peaceful struggle for human rights in Belarus

Anaïs Marin's account of a co-laureate of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize.

Alina Stefanovic: “It is my husband’s life's work”

14.10.2022 Alina Stefanovic: “It is my husband’s life's work”

Valiantsin Stefanovic turns 50.

Viasna digest: 29 political prisoners released in September, four of them on pardon

14.10.2022 Viasna digest: 29 political prisoners released in September, four of them on pardon

Viasna recalls the released political prisoners' cases and sentences

Andrei Paluda: “I hope there will be no more death sentences”

11.10.2022 Andrei Paluda: “I hope there will be no more death sentences”

Human rights defenders against the death penalty campaign coordinator on evolution of death penalty perception and campaign highlights.

Human Rights Situation in Belarus: September 2022

11.10.2022 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: September 2022

Coordinator of Viasna’s volunteers Marfa Rabkova and volunteer Andrei Chapiuk were sentenced to 15 and 6 years in prison, respectively.

Ales Bialiatski awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2022

07.10.2022 Ales Bialiatski awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2022

Russian human rights organization Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organization Center for Civil Liberties share the prize with Belarusian human rights defender

Media workers in BelaPAN case sentenced to up to 14 years in jail

06.10.2022 Media workers in BelaPAN case sentenced to up to 14 years in jail

Four convicts in BelaPAN case sentenced to harsh jail sentences and large fines

September sentences in political cases in numbers

04.10.2022 September sentences in political cases in numbers

Custodial and freedom-restricting sentences were handed down in all politically motivated cases in September.

“This award is a great support to us in our mission.” Viasna awarded The Albie Awards 2022

30.09.2022 “This award is a great support to us in our mission.” Viasna awarded The Albie Awards 2022

Alina Stefanovich, the wife of political prisoner and Viasna human rights defender Valiantsin Stefanovich, received the prize.

Harsh sentence handed down to journalist Kseniya Lutskina

28.09.2022 Harsh sentence handed down to journalist Kseniya Lutskina

The journalist was sentenced to eight years of imprisonment

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