Belarus

Over 250,000 people call on Belarus to end executions

Amnesty International and Belarusian human rights organizations Viasna and Belarus Helsinki Committee were today turned away from delivering a global petition to Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka, calling for an end to executions in Belarus. Amnesty International and Belarusian human rights organizations Viasna and Belarus Helsinki Committee were today turned away from delivering a global petition to Belarusian President Alyaksandr Luk

Over 250,000 people call on Belarus to end executions - 9 December 2011

Amnesty International and Belarusian human rights organizations Viasna and Belarus Helsinki Committee were today turned away from delivering a global petition to Belarusian President Alyaksandr L Amnesty International were turned away from delivering a global petition to Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka, calling for an end to executions in Belarus. Media Node:  petition-bel Twitter Tag:  belarus “The delivery of our petition today brings Belarusian and international voices together in a clear message to the President to end this barbaric practice” Source:  Amnesty International's John Dalhuisen

Dos hombres condenados a muerte en Bielorrusia

Las dos condenas a muerte impuestas hoy en Bielorrusia han sido resultado de un juicio que incumplió las normas internacionales de imparcialidad procesal. Las dos condenas a muerte impuestas hoy en Bielorrusia han sido resultado de un juicio que incumplió las normas internacionales de imparcialidad procesal, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional.&nb

Peine de mort pour deux hommes au Bélarus

Les deux condamnations à mort prononcées au Bélarus mercredi 30 novembre font suite à un procès qui n'était pas conforme aux normes internationales d'équité, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les deux condamnations à mort prononcées au Bélarus mercredi 30 novembre font suite à un procès qui n'était pas conforme aux normes internationales d'équité, a déclaré Amnesty International.

Belarus: Two sentenced to death over Minsk metro bombing - 30 November 2011

Headline Title:  Belarus: Two sentenced to death over Minsk metro bombing A court in the Belarusian capital Minsk today handed down death sentences for two men after what Amnesty International said was a flawed trial that fell short of international standards. There are concerns the two men were ill-treated and forced to confess before facing a deeply flawed trial and death sentences. Media Node:  Minsk bomb suspects on trial Twitter Tag:  DeathPenalty Story Location:  Belarus 55° 21' 39.9456" N, 27° 28' 21.6732" E “We have serious concerns that both Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzslau Kavalyou were ill-treated in order to force them to confess and that this trial does not stand up to international scrutiny. ” Source:  John Dalhusien, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Programme Director Date:  Wed, 30/11/2011 URL:  Abolish the death penalty Description:  Campaign URL:  End the death penalty in Belarus! Description:  Blog, 26 September 2011 URL:  End the death penalty in Belarus! Description:  Take action

Death penalty for two men in Belarus

The two death sentences handed down in Belarus today followed a trial that has failed to meet international fair trial standards The two death sentences handed down in Belarus today followed a trial that has failed to meet international fair trial standards, said Amnesty International.

Bélarus : deux hommes condamnés à mort pour un attentat dans le métro de Minsk - 30 November 2011

Headline Title:  Bélarus : deux peines de mort prononcées à Minsk Un tribunal de Minsk, la capitale du Bélarus, a prononcé mercredi 30 novembre des peines de mort à l'encontre de deux hommes à l'issue d'un procès qu'Amnesty International estime entaché d'irr Il est à craindre que les deux hommes n'aient été soumis à des mauvais traitements et forcés à “avouer” avant de subir un procès entaché de graves irrégularités et une condamnation à mort. Media Node:  Minsk bomb suspects on trial_fr Twitter Tag:  DeathPenalty Story Location:  Belarus 55° 21' 39.9456" N, 27° 28' 21.6732" E “Nous craignons fortement que Dimitri Konovalov et Vladislav Kovaliov n'aient été soumis à des mauvais traitements visant à les forcer à “avouer” et que ce procès ne résiste pas à une analyse internationale.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, directeur adjoint du programme Europe et Asie centrale d'Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 30/11/2011 URL:  En finir avec la peine de mort Description:  Campagne thématique d'Amnesty International URL:  Pour en finir avec la peine de mort au Bélarus ! Description:  Blog, 26 septembre 2011 URL:  Supprimer la peine de mort au Bélarus Description:  Campagne AI@50ans

Bélarus. La condamnation d'un militant est «motivée par des considérations politiques»

Les autorités bélarussiennes doivent libérer sans délai un éminent défenseur des droits humains condamné aujourd'hui pour des accusations de fraude fiscale motivées par des considérations politiques, a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 24 novembre. Les autorités bélarussiennes doivent libérer sans délai un éminent défenseur des droits humains condamné aujourd'hui pour des accusations de fraude fiscale motivées par des considérations politique

Belarusian activist conviction “politically motivated”

The Belarusian authorities must immediately release a prominent human rights activist convicted today on politically motivated financial charges The Belarusian authorities must immediately release a prominent human rights activist convicted today on politically motivated financial charges, Amnesty International said today. 

Belarus activist conviction “politically motivated” - 24 November 2011

Headline Title:  Belarus activist conviction “politically motivated” The Belarusian authorities must immediately release a prominent human rights activist convicted today on politically motivated financial charges, Amnesty International said today.  Ales Bialiatski, head of the rights NGO Viasna, was sentenced to four and a half years for financial crimes after assisting detained activists Media Node:  belarus_bialiatsky bigpic Twitter Tag:  belarus Story Location:  Belarus 52° 48' 9.9396" N, 31° 27' 53.4384" E “Why did you sign the Declaration [on Human Rights Defenders]? If only you hadn’t signed! Leave the UN, leave the OSCE! Then everything will be clear.” Source:  Ales Bialiatski, Head of the Human Rights Center Viasna, in his final statement to the court Date:  Thu, 24/11/2011 URL:  Belarus activist facing jail over “politically motivated” tax charges Description:  News, 3 November 2011 URL:  Belarus must free activist held on tax evasion charges Description:  News, 11 August 2011

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