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Belarus: Two men in Belarus at risk of execution
2 December 2011

The Belarusian authorities must not execute Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzslau Kavalyou, who were sentenced to death on 30 November 2011, following ...

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1 December 2011

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Amnesty International | Death penalty for two men in Belarus
30 November 2011

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

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

There are concerns the two men were ill-treated and forced to confess before facing a deeply flawed trial and death sentences.


Belarus: Further information: Human rights defender ...
25 November 2011

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 ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/024/2011

Amnesty International | Belarusian activist conviction “ ...
24 November 2011

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

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Belarus activist conviction “politically motivated” | Amnesty ...
24 November 2011

Ales Bialiatski, head of the rights NGO Viasna, was sentenced to four and a half years for financial crimes after assisting detained activists.


Belarus: Further information: Andrei Sannikau denied access ...
17 November 2011

On 17 November Andrei Sannikau's lawyer was told by the Director of Mahiliow prison, north-east Belarus, that he was being held there. However his ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/023/2011

Belarus: Jailed presidential candidate denied access to ...
17 November 2011

Belarusian authorities have repeatedly transferred prisoner of conscience Andrei Sannikau, apparently to intimidate him.


Belarus: Further information: Belarusian prisoner of ...
16 November 2011

The whereabouts of Belarusian prisoner of conscience Andrei Sannikau are currently unknown. Amnesty International fears he may be at risk of torture ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/022/2011