Union of Poles

Jailed leader of Poles’ Union Andżelika Borys refuses to ask Lukashenka for mercy
Andżelika Borys, Chairperson of the Union of Poles in Belarus, has been behind bars since late March. She is accused of ‘inciting hostility’ and ‘rehabilitating Nazism’.
Arrested activist of Poles’ Union in Belarus to remain in jail for another three months
The Belarusian authorities have extended the detention of political prisoner Andrzej Poczobut for the coming three months, human rights centre Viasna reports.
Three women involved in Poles’ Union case forcibly removed from Belarus
Three of the five Belarusian Poles arrested in the so called Polish case have been ‘deported’ to Poland, Belsat TV Director Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy said on Twitter on Wednesday, referring to ‘unconfirmed but reliable information’.
US mission to OSCE shows support for Polish minority persecuted in Belarus
On April 16, Elisabeth Rosenstock-Siller, Acting Deputy Chief of US Mission to the OSCE, delivered a statement on the situation in Belarus to the Permanent Council in Vienna. According to her, repression in the country has not stopped.
President of Poland seeks international support to protect persecuted Poles in Belarus
President Andrzej Duda is set to bring the issue the Polish minority in Belarus to the limelight.
Prosecutor General opens criminal case against members of Poles’ Union in Belarus
The Prosecutor General’s Office initiated a criminal case against Andżelika Borys, Chairperson of the Union of Poles in Belarus (UPB), and other members of the organisation.
Belarus authorities detain Poles’ Union Head Andżelika Borys
On Tuesday evening, Andzelika Borys, Chairperson of the Union of Poles in Belarus, was detained in the city of Hrodna. Now she is in Leninski district police department.