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PEN America: Sign petition for the release of Oleg Sentsov

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mit, 2018-07-11 11:34

PEN America has prepared a letter to US President Donald Trump asking him to “raise the critical issue of the growing number of political prisoners held in Russia” during his discussions with President Vladimir Putin at the summit scheduled for July 16 in Helsinki, Finland.

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Russian 'Novichok' Beer Has Some Belarusian Drinkers Hopping Mad

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Die, 2018-07-10 18:20
A Russian-made beer mocking the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain has drawn fire from critics in Belarus after it hit the shelves in Minsk.
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Belarusian Journalist Is Tried On Charge Of Assaulting Police Officer

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Die, 2018-07-10 12:12
A Belarusian journalist known for his reports on the war in eastern Ukraine, where he was held by Russia-backed separatists in 2014, is on trial on a charge of assaulting a police officer.
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Viasna writes to UN Special Rapporteur on peaceful assembly over July 3 arrests

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Die, 2018-07-10 12:04

Aliaksei Loika, lawyer of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, has prepared a message to Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, to complain about the illegal arrest and detention of over 30 protesters and observers on July 3 in Minsk.

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UN Human Rights Council adopts critical resolution on Belarus, renews country mandate

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Fre, 2018-07-06 12:13

The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on the situation of human rights in Belarus at its 38th session in Geneva and renewed the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Belarus.

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Human Rights Situation in Belarus: June 2018

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Don, 2018-07-05 14:57

In early June, representatives of opposition political parties and NGOs started picketing a restaurant located next to the grave of the victims of Soviet repression of 1930s-40s, popularly known as Kurapaty. According to the protesters, the construction of the eating-house was accompanied by legal violations, while the choice of the place itself was inappropriate.

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Viasna observers arrested ahead of banned protest in Minsk

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mit, 2018-07-04 10:15

Five observers of Viasna and BHC’s joint monitoring service #ControlBY were briefly detained in Minsk yesterday afternoon ahead of a protest announced by opposition leader Mikalai Statkevich.

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Planned Belarusian Nuclear Plant Passes 'Stress Test,' Neighboring Lithuania Still Worried

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Die, 2018-07-03 15:57
The planned Belarusian nuclear power plant at Astravets has "generally met the requirements" of a European Union "stress test" designed to avert repeats of the Fukushima disaster, while the controversial issue of the site -- less than 50 kilometers from the Lithuanian capital -- was not addressed in the test.
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Belarusian Opposition Leader Statkevich Detained On Way To Rally

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Die, 2018-07-03 15:31
Prominent Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich has been detained on his way to a rally meant to mock authoritarian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka on the former Soviet republic's Independence Day.
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Lukashenka, Opponents Mark Belarusian Independence Day; Several Detained

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Die, 2018-07-03 11:49
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has addressed a military parade marking the country's Independence Day, saying his government is pursuing peaceful and constructive ties with Russia, China, and the West.
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In Provocative Move, Putin Names Regiments After Ukrainian Cities, Warsaw, Berlin

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Mon, 2018-07-02 13:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin has named several military units after cities or other places in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Germany, and Romania, a step that may be seen as provocative by people in those countries.
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Belarusians Protesting Restaurant At Stalin-Era Execution Site Detained, Jailed

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Mon, 2018-07-02 11:09
Several activists protesting against the opening of a restaurant at a site near Minsk where thousands of people were executed by the Soviet secret police were detained over the weekend, and some of them were jailed.
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Picks of the Week

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Sam, 2018-06-30 16:56

Activists continue to picket a restaurant near the Minsk belt motorway, which many say infringes on the territory of a nearby mass grave of Stalin-time victims, popularly known as Kurapaty. The protesters prevent cars from entering the facility, sometimes risking their lives.

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Lukashenka Calls For Remembrance Of Trostenets Nazi Death Camp Near Minsk

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Fre, 2018-06-29 18:56
A memorial honoring victims of Trostenets, a Nazi extermination camp near Minsk, has been unveiled by Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka together with delegations from Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, and Poland.
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“We need a reform of the legal profession”. Human rights activists present joint report on lawyers in Belarus

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Fre, 2018-06-29 15:21

On June 29, a coalition of human rights organizations presented a report about ongoing restrictions on the independence of lawyers in Belarus, which was prepared following a mission in January 2018.

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Top-Level Delegations In Minsk To Unveil Memorial To Victims Of Nazi Camp

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Fre, 2018-06-29 13:16
Delegations from Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, and Poland have arrived in Minsk to unveil a memorial to the victims of a Nazi extermination camp near the Belarusian capital.
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'Worst Human Traffickers' Include Russia, Belarus, Iran, Turkmenistan

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Don, 2018-06-28 22:14
In a new report, the U.S. State Department says Belarus, Iran, Russia, and Turkmenistan remain among the worst offenders of human trafficking and forced labor.
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“The more we send, the more likely he will receive some”: Support prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka!

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Don, 2018-06-28 09:54

“Let’s try and get him the gift of freedom,” Amnesty International called on its activists worldwide in early May as part of a global campaign in support of Belarusian prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka.

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The Confidential Secrets of Belruse Discovered

Belarus Live - Mon, 2017-05-29 14:37

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Unbiased Report Exposes the Unanswered Questions on Belarusian or Belarusian

Belarus Live - Mon, 2017-05-22 14:09

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