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Amnesty International and Belarusian human rights organizations Viasna and Belarus Helsinki Committee were today turned away from delivering a ...
The Belarusian authorities must not execute Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzslau Kavalyou, who were sentenced to death on 30 November 2011, following ...
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 ...
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.
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
Belarusian authorities have repeatedly transferred prisoner of conscience Andrei Sannikau, apparently to intimidate him.