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Convicted student Artsyom Bayarski’s health worsens behind bars. Prison doctor turns blind eye
Political prisoner Artsyom Bayarski’s health has deteriorated: he has a persistent bad cough, and a skin rash occurred.
Imprisoned politician Ryhor Kastusiou has cancer, doctor confirms
Kastusiou’s doctor told the politician’s daughter about the diagnosis
Censor crosses out words about start of hungerstrike in political prisoner’s letter
Political prisoner Henadz Smirnou, who is being held in Baranavichy pre-trial detention centre, went on a hunger strike, he wrote in a letter dated November 28. However, a censor crossed out the words about the hunger strike, human rights activists report.
Journalist Iryna Slaunikava transferred to pre-trial detention centre in Minsk
Journalist Iryna Slaunikava was transferred from the infamous detention facility on Akrestsin Street to pre-trial detention centre Nr 1 on Valadarski Street in Minsk. The family managed to hand over a parcel with food and essentials to her, the Belarusian Association of Journalists reports.
Female detainees treated inhumanly: What we know about ‘hungerstriking’ cell in Akrestsin jail
Ten female cellmates, including journalist Iryna Slaunikava, have been hunger striking in the two-man cell of the infamous detention centre on Akrestsin Street in Minsk since Wednesday evening.
Another administrative case filed against jailed Hrodna blogger Vadimati
Blogger Vadzim Yermashuk aka Vadimati is reported to stand trial over an administrative case for the fourth time.
Director of non-state news agency BelaPAN to remain behind bars for another two months
Iryna Leushyna’s being in custody has been extended for two months, until December 18, naviny-by reports with reference to her daughter Hanna.
Convicts in students’ case start to be transferred to penal colonies
The convicts in the so-called students’ case has started to be transferred to penal colonies after their appeals were dismissed, human rights centre Viasna reports.
Andrey Zeltsar's widow transferred to jail and tortured
Maria Uspenskaya’s relatives aren’t taking the show
Wife of Mikalai Statkevich not allowed to visit her husband again
Such a decision was made on September 20 by a judge of the Homiel regional court
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.
Imprisoned media expert Andrey Alyaksandrau’s detention extended for two months
The Belarusian authorities have extended the detention of political prisoner Andrey Alyaksandrau for the coming two months, until November 12, reports with reference to his friends.
BelaPAN executives transferred to detention center
From the TDF in Akrestsina to the pre-trial detention center in Valadarski street