Human Rights in Republic of Belarus

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Amnesty International | Over 250,000 people call on Belarus ...
9 December 2011

Amnesty International and Belarusian human rights organizations Viasna and Belarus Helsinki Committee were today turned away from delivering a ...

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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 ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/025/2011

Abolish the death penalty | Amnesty International
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.