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Number of political prisoners in Belarus reaches 290 Another four names have been added to the list being updated by…

Six more people recognized as political prisoners According to a joint statement of the Belarusian human rights organizations, 285 people…

Fake letter from Belarusian human rights defenders sent to EU officials "Viasna" considers it a provocation by the special services.

Persecution in progress: Dozens of raids on journos, NGOs, human rights defenders throughout Belarus On Tuesday morning, the police made an unexpected visit to…

Human rights activist Rabkova facing new charges Including membership in a criminal organization

Human rights activist Sudalenka charged and kept in custody He remains in custody in pre-detention center in Homiel.

Human rights activists Leanid Sudalenka, Maryia Tarasenka recognised as political prisoners On January 18, the local police arrested Leanid Sudalenka, human…

33K detainees, 900 criminal cases: Human rights watchdog calls 2020 repressions ‘unprecedented’ From the start of the election campaign in May to…

Minsk: Woman with epilepsy gets 25-day jail term On Monday, Viktoryia Krepskaya, a judge of Frunzenski district court of Minsk, sentenced…

Young people convicted for clashing with police recognized as political prisoners They were sentenced to three years each

380 Belarusians detained during Sunday’s rallies At least 380 persons were detained during the protest rallies held in a…

HRC Viasna: Over 250 criminal cases opened after start of election campaign Since early May, the Belarusian authorities have initiated over 250 criminal…

58 political prisoners in Belarus, Kalesnikava, Znak, Saley among them On September 10, Belarusian human rights defenders recognised Maryia Kalesnikava and Maksim…

Raped with truncheons, beaten and insulted: peaceful protesters suffered for their views Human rights activists believe the repression against protesters were planned.

Human rights defenders: Authorities limit presidential wannabes’ right to campaign In the run-up to the 2020 presidential vote, the number of…