"persecution"

Belarusian priest fined over participating in Chernobyl Path rally On June 19, a Minsk court imposed a fine of 382 rubles…

Mostly Unfree: Belarus between Mali and Cambodia in Index of Economic Freedom In the 2019 Index, Belarus’s economic freedom score is 57.9; its…

Journalist Ales Kirkevich to face trial for story shown on Belsat Police have opened a case under Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code…

HRC Viasna: Belsat TV journalists got heaviest fines in 2018 Despite a decline in the overall level of repression in the country…

Threat over: Allegedly wrongly accused Tajik athlete leaves Belarus for Ukraine Belarus has neither granted political asylum to Parviz Tursunov nor extradited…

Poland not to extradite Belarus activist persecuted over supporting opposition In late October, the District Court in Warsaw decided to ban…

Another big fine for independent journalists from Brest Journalists from Brest Alyaksandr Lyauchuk and Milana Kharytonava will have to pay…

145 days: Oleg Sentsov quits hunger strike Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is now in a Russian penal colony,…

Retaliation? Independent trade union leaders found guilty of tax evasion Henadz Fyadynich and Ihar Komlik, the leaders of the Independent Trade…

Belarusian bloggers under pressure Several Belarusian bloggers have recently experienced pressure from the authorities.

Belarusian blogger Ulad Maha flees to Armenia In his new video the blogger Ulad Maha (Uladzislau Mausesau) told his followers…

Over 200 persons on list of Spring-2017 protests suppressors The Belarusian National Congress (BNC) has published a 'black list of the…

Belarus human rights defenders appeal to Putin over Chechen colleague’s case Belarusian human rights activists are set to draw president Putin’s attention…

‘Extra-judicial killings’: US Treasury blacklists Chechnya’s strongman On December 21, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of…

‘Legitimization’: Two ex-political prisoners criticizing EU for inviting Lukashenka to EaP summit Mikalai Statkevich and Uladzimir Nyaklyaeu issued an appeal to the…