"repression 2020"

Political prisoner Iryna Shchasnaya to stand closed trial Iryna is in the Mahiliou detention center

Deputy Interior Minister threatens political opposition Karpyankou also threatens the families of the opposition activists.

‘Distinctly Soviet features’: Amnesty International calls for solidarity with Belarus’ independent trade unions The Belarusian authorities are ruthlessly targeting independent trade unions…

Four detained residents of Zhodzina go on hunger strike The men were detained in a private bathhouse on the evening of…

Public initiative head Korban on trial Aleh Korban was detained on October 25 2020.

Man paints bus stop white-red-white, gets charged The criminal case was opened for "insulting the judge" and "damage to property".

UN urges Belarusian authorities to put an end to brutality and impunity of law enforcement officers The statement notes that not a single criminal case on…

Vitsebsk resident sentenced to 4.5 years for TikTok video about police The 24-year-old was accused of "inciting social hatred on the basis of…

Human rights center ‘Viasna’ under investigation The case was initiated under Article 342 of the Criminal Code

‘Extremist nature’: Over 2,400 protest-linked criminal cases opened since August On Thursday, Ivan Naskevich, the head of the Belarusian Investigative Committee,…

‘Guilty’: Doctor, journo who gave info about protester Bandarenka’s death sentenced in Minsk ‘Guilty’: Doctor, journo who gave info about protester Bandarenka’s death…

Belarus authorities seek extradition of Tsikhanouskaya, announce trial of her aides The probe into the criminal case against Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s four confidants…

Belarus mulls introducing criminal responsibility for ‘dissemination of extremist views’ General Prosecutor's Office proposes to increase responsibility for "extremist activity"

As many as 169 people detained in Minsk, including Swiss journalist The security forces pick up ordinary bystanders.

Journalists Katsyaryna Andreyeva and Darya Chultsova behind bars for 70 days Soon the journalists are to be tried: they face up to…