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33K detainees, 900 criminal cases: Human rights watchdog calls 2020 repressions ‘unprecedented’ From the start of the election campaign in May to…

Homiel: Hours-long police raid on human rights defenders’ office On Tuesday, a nine-hour search took place in the building of the…

Seven more people recognized as political prisoners Thus, there are already 167 political prisoners in Belarus.

Human rights activist Rabkova still in custody despite 200 bail pledges

Pro-govt athlete, official get Latvia’s travel ban. They may be involved in murder of Raman Bandarenka Latvia banned Belarusian Ice Hockey Association Head Dzmitry Baskau and…

Over 100 political prisoners in Belarus The number of political prisoners in Belarus has reached 102: another nine persons…

Minsk prosecutors refuse to report on probe into torture cases in Akrestsin prison The prosecutor's office of Minsk is holding back information about their…

Young people convicted for clashing with police recognized as political prisoners They were sentenced to three years each

58 political prisoners in Belarus, Kalesnikava, Znak, Saley among them On September 10, Belarusian human rights defenders recognised Maryia Kalesnikava and Maksim…

Human rights defenders: Authorities limit presidential wannabes’ right to campaign In the run-up to the 2020 presidential vote, the number of…

Blogger Grey Cat recognized as political prisoner There are 15 political prisoners in total.

Nearly 200 Belarusians fined or arrested for month – human rights watchdog Human rights center Viasna (Spring) has made a report on persecuting…

Belarusian human rights watchdogs declare detainees in Tsikhanouski’s case political prisoners Another seven persons accused of ‘orchestrating group actions that grossly…

Belarusian human rights defenders consider blogger Tsikhanouski political prisoner On May 31, human rights centre Viasna (Spring) recognised popular blogger…

Viasna as Democracy Defender: Belarusian human rights watchdog wins OSCE award Human Rights Centre Viasna has received the 2020 Democracy Defender Award.