Belarusian authorities

Minsk authorities fail to authorise Freedom Day events, cite COVID-19 pandemic as reason
The organisers of the celebrating the 103rd anniversary of the proclamation of the Belarusian People’s Republic in Minsk got a refusal from the local police, RFE/RL reports.
Amnesty International: Belarus authorities targeting minors to clamp down on dissent
The Belarusian authorities are resorting to threats, harassment and prosecution of children in an increasingly desperate attempt to suppress dissent, Amnesty International recalls ahead of the six-month anniversary on 9 February of the start of protests in the country.
Minsk court ruling keeps Maryia Kalesnikava behind bars
Maryia Kalesnikava, a member of the board of the opposition Coordination Council, will remain in custody, her defence lawyer Lyudmila Kazak said on Monday.
From Security Council onto dock: Former head of Lukashenka’s guard stands trial
On March 10, a high-profile corruption trial started in a court in Minsk. Andrey Utsyuryn, a former deputy secretary of state of Belarus’ Security Council, is one of the defendants. He had previously headed Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s Security Service for nearly eight years.