Political prisoner Ihar Bantser put in disciplinary cell again. He spent 70 days there since summer
Another ten-day term in punitive confinement has been imposed on political prisoner Ihar Bantser, his family reports. The man is serving his term in open-type correctional facility Nr 9 in the Belarusian city of Vitsebsk.
Minsk activist Yuliya Syamenchanka gets 14 days in jail, confinement conditions are appalling
In the course of Monday’s court hearing, Yuliya Syamenchanka, an activist of the Belarusian public association Zvyano, managed to reveal the details of her detention that took place on December 3, Tatsyana Hatsura-Yavorskaya, the director of the NGO and a human rights activist, said on Facebook.
7th day of Hrodna musician Ihar Bantser’s ‘dry’ hunger strike starts
Ihar Bantser, a Hrodna-based musician and activist, refused food and water on March 3.
'Round dance' case heard again in Brest
The second dozen defendants are on trial.
I Am the Coordinator. Why Women Took to the Streets
Since August 15, every Saturday in Minsk, Belarusians went to a Women’s March against police brutality and as a sign of solidarity with everyone who yearns for change in the country. Women came out demanding Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s resignation, new elections, release of political prisoners and investigation of all acts of violence against civilians. Women with flowers in their hands and in white dresses became a symbol of the new Belarus, known all over the world.
Symbol of new Belarus Yan Hryb fined
A well-known public activist Yan Hryb has been punished with a fine of 40 basic units, or 1,160 BYN, for participating in the March of Wisdom, which took place in Minsk on January 4.
March Against Fascism: Day 106 of Protests (LIVE)
In response to repression, protesters changed tactics
Sunday’s protest against terror: Belarusians marching to Kurapaty (photos)
Today’s protest march ‘Dzyady against Terror’ is dedicated to the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Stalinist Repressions. It has kicked off at 2 pm (local time).
New detentions of activists in Homiel and Mazyr
Some activists have their electricity cut out and police on duty at the door.
Mass arrests of activists in Homiel region
Since early August, police have been hunting for democratic activists, and many are forced not to spend the night at home.
Belarusian civil society steps forward as strongman defies coronavirus threat
Nearly 3,000 people are confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus in Belarus, with 33 reported deaths. For the time being, there have been no quarantine measures imposed, and many Belarusians’ lives have not changed drastically yet.
Minsk police detain anarchist movement activist
On March 19, the police detained Belarusian anarchist and former political prisoner Mikalai Dzyadok at 21:25 in Chaikina street in Minsk.
Russia: Seven defendants in Network case get heavy prison terms
The verdict has been handed down by three judges of the Volga District Military Court in the city of Penza, reports.