"Human rights"

Human rights defenders sum up human rights situation in Belarus in April The human rights situation in the country further deteriorated in April.

Belarus Energy Ministry threatens to fine Siemens for failure to follow agreements Swedish Export Credit Agency (EKN) freezes deal with Belarus

Imprisoned Belsat TV journo Darya Chultsova also listed as ‘person prone to extremism’ Camerawoman Darya Chultsova has been placed on the preventive register in…

Petition supporting the rights of Belarusians and Poles living in Belarus now online More than a hundred scientists, artists, public figures and journalists from…

Belarusian human rights defenders recognise arrested Polish minority activists as political prisoners On March 31, eight Belarusian human rights watchdogs issued a…

EU to support International Accountability Platform for Belarus ‘politically and financially’ The European Union is going to support the International Accountability…

Imprisoned lawyer Maksim Znak nominated for Trarieux human rights award Belarusian opposition politician Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya and the team of jailed presidential…

Moscow Mechanism OSCE rapporteur confirms election fraud, massive human rights violations in Belarus On November 5, the OSCE Moscow Mechanism rapporteur Wolfgang Benedek,…

Committee against Torture comes to defence of Belarusians hiding in Sweden’s embassy Sweden will not turn over two Belarusian citizens who are currently…

380 Belarusians detained during Sunday’s rallies At least 380 persons were detained during the protest rallies held in a…

HRC Viasna: Over 250 criminal cases opened after start of election campaign Since early May, the Belarusian authorities have initiated over 250 criminal…

Human rights defenders about torture in Belarus: Nature of crimes against humanity Belarus is in the midst of not only the political crisis,…

Belarus authorities’ hunt for journalists amid post-election protests There have been 90 cases of persecution of media workers over…

EU calls on Belarusian authorities to release detained journos Brussels demands that the Belarusian authorities immediately release five independent journalists who…

Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny placed in ward-type room for six months The political prisoner has counted 77 penalties so far.