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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Belarus: Student facing jail over teddy bear pictures: Anton ...
25 July 2012

Student Anton Suryapin is facing a seven-year jail sentence for posting online photographs of teddy bears carrying placards in support of freedom of ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/012/2012

Belarus urged to release “teddy bear” free speech activist ...
24 July 2012

A Belarus photographer faces seven years in prison after posting pictures of a pro-free speech stunt involving teddy bears.

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Belarus: Youth leader faces longer prison sentence: Zmitser ...
17 July 2012

Zmitser Dashkevich, a prisoner of conscience in Belarus, is facing another year in prison for allegedly violating prison rules. He has spent almost his ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/011/2012

Belarusian prisoner faces punishment cell: Mykalau ...
9 July 2012

Mykalau Statkevich, a prisoner of conscience, faces 10 days in punishment cell for refusing to sign a confession. The prison authorities have stated that ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/010/2012

Belarus: Further information: Journalist released on bail still ...
3 July 2012

Andrzej Poczobut was released on bail on 30 June in Belarus, however he still faces a prison sentence of almost eight years on charges of “libelling ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/009/2012

Belarus: Death penalty concerns in Belarus must be ...
28 June 2012

In this statement Amnesty International highlights its concerns about the retention of the death penalty by Belarus and its application in disregard of ...

Document       EUR 49/008/2012

Belarus: Journalist risks jail for criticizing president: Andrzej ...
26 June 2012

A journalist, Andrzej Poczobut, is at risk of being sentenced to five years imprisonment in Belarus after being arrested for criticizing the Belarusian ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/007/2012

Belarus: Continuing Human Rights Concerns: Submission to ...
11 June 2012

Amnesty International. Public Statement. 11 June 2012. EUR 49/006/2012. Belarus: Continuing Human Rights Concerns. ...

Public Statement       EUR 49/006/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Belarus: Amnesty International's position on the case of ...
18 May 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 18 May 2012. EUR 49/005/2012. Amnesty International's position on the case of. ...

Public Statement       EUR 49/005/2012