persecution of activists

Political prisoner Zmitser Furmanau gets out of jail. He spent 1.5 years behind bars
Zmitser Furmanau, a convict in the so called Tsikhanouski case, has been released from the penal colony Vitsba-3 in Vitsebsk, our correspondent reports.
Number of political prisoners in Belarus reaches 715
On Thursday evening, 12 new names were added to the list of Belarusian political prisoners, HRC Viasna reports.
Man from Vitsebsk sentenced to more than 9 years for 'protesting'
The trial was closed because of the published photo of the defendant
Criminal case launched against cyclist for T-shirt
The case was launched over a T-shirt print, reports HRC Vyasna.
Brest bloggers Syarhei Pyatrukhin, Alyaksandr Kabanau get three-year jail terms
On April 14, Kastrychnitski district court of Mahilou completed hearing the case of Syarhei Pyatrukhin and Alyaksandr Kabanau, two bloggers and activists from the city of Brest.
Brest bloggers accused of contributing to national protests in Belarus
In Mahiliou, the trial over Brest bloggers Syarhei Pyatrukhin and Alyaksandr Kabanau ended on April 9.
Minsk: ‘Student marches case’ sent to court
The Belarusian Prosecutor General’s Office has submitted the so called student marches case to court.
Charge brought against popular blogger Eduard Palchys
On November 6, well-known Belarusian blogger Eduard Palchys was officially accused of organising mass riots (Art. 293-1 of the Criminal Code), human rights centre Viasna reports.
Belarus’ Nobel laureate answers summons over opposition Coordination Council case
On August 26, Svetlana Alexievich was interrogated by the Belarusian Investigative Committee as a witness in the criminal case opened over the activity of the opposition Coordination Council. The authorities believe its members aim at seizing power in Belarus.
Volunteers from Tsikhanouskaya's Hrodna headquarters locked up
They are accused of disobeying the police.
Minsk police frame Svyatlana Tsikhanovskaya's election agent
Civil activist Valyantsin Trotski was detained on Sunday evening in Minsk, Telegram channel A Country for Living reports.
Activist Zmitser Paliyenka detained in Minsk
He had spent only two days at large.
Anarchist Zmitser Paliyenka arrested for 45 days
This was reported by the activist’s wife, Anastasiya Paliyenka, on Facebook.