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Prominent Belarusian human rights defender Ales Bialatski was arrested in central Minsk, Belarus, on 4 August. Amnesty International is concerned he is being targeted ...
Urgent Action EUR 49/016/2011
Under proposed draft amendments, any mass gathering that carries out "action or inaction" will require a permit, or be subject to arrest.
1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand united ...
Newsletter NWS 21/004/2011
The Belarusian government's proposal to ban almost any kind of protest is yet another assault on the Belarusian people's right to freedom of expression and assembly
The execution of Andrei Burdyka, who was convicted of assault and murder, will not provide real justice to the victims of such crimes.
Belarusian authorities must refrain from using excessive force against protesters, Amnesty International said today, after police used teargas and arrested more ...
Social networking websites Facebook and Twitter blocked by authorities in Belarus as thousands of activists gathered in another 'silent' protest.
Belarusian authorities are using violence and administrative sentences to punish peaceful protesters.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 17 June 2011 AI Index: EUR 49/015/2011. Belarus: Six months after the Presidential elections ...
Public Statement EUR 49/015/2011
Former Presidential candidate, Andrei Sannikau, was granted an hour-long meeting with his wife, Iryna Khalip, on 20 May at the remand prison on Valadarsky Street ...
Urgent Action EUR 49/014/2011