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Belarusian prisoner of conscience, Andrei Sannikau, met with his wife for the first time in three months on 24 January 2012, when he told her that he had been tortured ...
Urgent Action EUR 49/001/2012
Amnesty International were 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 ...
The Belarusian authorities must not execute Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzslau Kavalyou, who were sentenced to death on 30 November 2011, following a trial that has ...
Urgent Action EUR 49/025/2011
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The two death sentences handed down in Belarus today followed a trial that has failed to meet international fair trial standards.
There are concerns the two men were ill-treated and forced to confess before facing a deeply flawed trial and death sentences.
A court in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, has handed down a sentence of four and a half years to human rights defender Ales Bialiatski. He is a prisoner of conscience ...
Urgent Action EUR 49/024/2011
The Belarusian authorities must immediately release a prominent human rights activist convicted today on politically motivated financial charges.
Ales Bialiatski, head of the rights NGO Viasna, was sentenced to four and a half years for financial crimes after assisting detained activists.