Hrodna: Experienced doctor sentenced to 4 years in penal colony for ‘insulting’ comments on web
Leninski district court of Hrodna passed a guilty verdict in the case of Alyaksandr Tsyaleha, a neurologist from the Belarusian town of Barysau.
Google removes ads with interrogations after Tsikhanouskaya's request
Tsikhanouskaya sent a letter to Google.
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.
35 OSCE states invoke Vienna Mechanism in relation to serious human rights violations in Belarus
On November 4, Neil Bush, Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, delivered a statement on behalf of 35 OSCE states to invoke the Vienna Mechanism in relation to serious human rights violations in Belarus.
Germany’s Attorney General receives complaint against Belarus’ top security officials for crimes against humanity
The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) together with the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) have filed a criminal complaint with the Attorney General in Germany against six named, high-ranking members of the Belarusian security apparatus for crimes against humanity, reports.
‘Zeltsar case’ arrestees barred from receiving parcels with essentials, food from families
Most of the arrestees in the so called Zeltsar case are being held in Zhodzina prison Nr 8. Parcels containing food and essentials have not been handed over to them for more than 20 days, human rights centre Viasna reports.
Former inmate who exposed torture in Russian colonies tells his story
He had been sentenced to nine years in jail
12.10.2021 Russian special services assisted Belarusian counterparts in torturing protesters in 2020
Vladimir Osechkin, the founder of the Russian human rights group, says that they have information about Russian special services’ contribution to recent torture cases in Belarus.
Husband of political prisoner Palina Sharenda: ‘Inmates are tortured in women's penal colony in Homiel’
Political prisoner Palina Sharenda-Panasyuk is in punitive isolation ward yet again. Her husband Andrey Sharenda claims that not only his wife but other women are being tortured in Homiel-based colony Nr 4.
Journalist Karpitskaya describes inhumane treatment she faced in jail
She had multiple new diseases when she came out
No crime committed by police during last summer's protest, officials say
The Investigative Committee will not initiate cases for violence on the part of law enforcement officers.
Belarusian Press Club founder tells about her time in jail and release
The interrogation lasted 36 hours.
Political prisoner Vadzim Hurman put in punitive confinement. He has serious eye condition
22-year-old Vadzim Hurman has been placed in the punitive isolation ward for 50 days, human rights centre Viasna reports.