"human rights defenders"

Number of political prisoners in Belarus exceeds 660

Imprisoned human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka refuses to file petition for pardon Pro-Lukashenka activist Yury Vaskrasenski called on jailed human rights defender Leanid…

Human rights activists recognize four more people as political prisoners

More than 630 political prisoners in Belarus. Seven new names on list The Belarusian human rights community has recognised seven more people behind bars as political…

Reputed Belarusian human rights activist Nasta Loyka released but restricted On Monday, human rights defender Nasta Loyka has been released after…

Human rights defender Nasta Loyka detained, questioned by Financial Investigations Dep On Friday, security officers detained the reputed Belarusian human rights defender…

Three more Belarusians recognized as political prisoners Total number of political prisoners in Belarus is 579

Action in support of political prisoners of Belarus held in Paris Ales Byalyatski, has been an honorary citizen of Paris since 2012.

‘Country for Life’ volunteers recognized as political prisoners Currently, 566 people in Belarus are recognized prisoners of conscience, reports Viasna.

Authorities continue conducting searches of NGO offices, activists’ homes

Mass detentions and searches across Belarus: Who became regime’s target on July 14 On July 14, Belarusian security forces made an unprecedented attack on…

Seven more people recognized as political prisoners, with 555 in total They are convicted of libel and slander, as well as insulting state…

En masse: Police raiding offices of Belarusian human rights organisations, flats of activists On Wednesday morning, security officers showed up at the places…

Five more people recognized as political prisoners Human rights activists continue to analyze criminal cases for compliance with the definition…

As many as 246 people were detained in Belarus in June The Human Rights Center "Vyasna" notes that in June the human rights…