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Human rights activists recognize five more Belarusians as political prisoners As of April 8, 342 persons have been recognized political prisoners…

Six young men convicted for ‘political’ inscriptions on Lenin monument On April 8, the Brest district court announced a guilty verdict…

Detainees kept in Belarusian temporary detention facilities tortured The detention conditions of detainees in TDFs have significantly worsened.

Minsk: Police search journo Raman Vasyukovich’s place over ‘extremist’ book On Tuesday, security forces raided the flat of Current Time reporter…

Arrested artist Ales Pushkin recognised as political prisoner On April 6, seven Belarusian human rights watchdogs issued a joint statement…

Human rights community still under pressure: Police raid Enira Branitskaya’s flat

As many as 1,139 people detained over protests in March The Human Rights Center "Viasna" published statistics on politically motivated administrative prosecution…

KGB puts politicians Tsikhanouskaya, Latushka, BYPOL activists ot ‘terrorist’ list

Belarusian artist Ales Pushkin arrested Artist Ales Pushkin, whom the Belarusian authorities accuse of ‘rehabilitation of Nazism’, has…

Father of large family, political prisoner Viktar Syadou sentenced to 3 years in jail Pershamayski district court of Minsk ended the hearing of criminal case…

Human rights defenders: 322 political prisoners in Belarus Another twenty names have been added to the list being updated by…

21-year-old student detained in Polatsk for ‘insulting a representative of the authorities’ Police came to search her place when she returned from…

Maryia Kalesnikava’s complaint not satisfied, she remains behind bars Kalesnikava will remain in the detention center until May 8.

Mother of five prosecuted for organizing protests Her husband was also subject to repression.

Human rights activist Marfa Rabkova kept in jail for 3 more months The human rights activist will remain in custody until June 17.