Political prisoner Natallia Hersche goes on hunger strike again
Natallia Hersche, who is currently being held in a closed men’s prison in Mahiliou, has embarked on another hunger strike on January 30, RFE/RL reports with reference to the political prisoner’s brother Henadz Kasyan. Natallia, who is a citizen of Belarus and Switzerland, has been behind bars for over a year.
Criminal case brought against Pavel Latushka's daughter
Seven criminal cases were filed against the Latushka’s family
Convicted member of Tsikhanouskaya’s initiative group placed in ‘closed’ prison
55-year-old Tatsyana Kaneuskaya has been transferred to a so called closed prison from women’s colony Nr 4 in Homiel, Radio Racyja reports with reference to her family.
Hleb Koipish sentenced to two years of freedom restriction
Hleb Koipish was detained in August
Navapolatsk: Political prisoner placed in solitary confinement for six months, tortured by cold
Ihar Povarau, a political prisoner from Zhlobin, is put to torture in Navapolatsk penal colony Nr 1, the human rights centre Viasna reports.
Regional journalist Syarhei Hardziyevich escorted to colony
Journalist sentenced to one and a half years in jail for insulting Lukashenka and slandering policemen
Imprisoned minor Mikita Zalatarou spends 13 days in punitive confinement
On Sunday, Mikita Zalatarou, a 17-year-old political prisoner and a patient with epilepsy, phoned his father from behind bars and said that he had been given another 6 days in a disciplinary cell after spending there a week.
Young couple serving three months in jail for private correspondence. Or… for trip to Poland?
26-year-old Syarhei Krupenich and Anastasiya Krupenich-Kandratsieva from Minsk have been in prison since July 15. They have been arrested seven times in a row for ‘distributing extremist materials’. According to human rights activists, they were sentenced for ‘extremism’ in private correspondence – links to various channels recognized as ‘extremist’.
‘Violating rules’: Court orders to transfer activist Ihar Bantser from correctional facility to penal colony
Political prisoner Tsikhan Vosipau under pressure in prison
The political prisoner is deprived of family visitations and his letters are destroyed
Penal colony instead of correctional facility: Ihar Bantser’s punishment might be upgraded
The administration of Vitsebsk-based open-type correctional facility Nr 9, where political prisoner Ihar Bantser is being kept, is seeking to place him in a penal colony. Bantser is accused of repeatedly violating the rules of serving his sentence.
Man from Vitsebsk sentenced to more than 9 years for 'protesting'
The trial was closed because of the published photo of the defendant