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Belarus must free activist held on tax evasion charges ...
11 August 2011

Ales Bialiatski, head of the Human Rights Centre Viasna is believed to have been detained for carrying out his human rights work.

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Amnesty International | Belarus must free activist held on tax ...
11 August 2011

The Belarusian authorities must release a prominent human rights activist, whose pre-trial detention on charges of "serious tax evasion" is believed to ...

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Belarusian human rights defender arrested
5 August 2011

Prominent Belarusian human rights defender Ales Bialatski was arrested in central Minsk, Belarus, on 4 August. Amnesty International is concerned ...

Urgent Action       EUR 49/016/2011

Belarus proposes draconian draft laws banning 'silent protests ...
1 August 2011

Under proposed draft amendments, any mass gathering that carries out "action or inaction" will require a permit, or be subject to arrest.

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The Wire, August/September 2011. Vol. 41, issue 04
1 August 2011

1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2011

Amnesty International | Belarus must drop draconian draft ...
1 August 2011

The Belarusian government's proposal to ban almost any kind of protest is yet another assault on the Belarusian people's right to freedom of expression ...

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Execution of Belarus death row prisoner confirmed | Amnesty ...
26 July 2011

The execution of Andrei Burdyka, who was convicted of assault and murder, will not provide real justice to the victims of such crimes.

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Amnesty International | Tear gas fired and websites blocked ...
4 July 2011

Belarusian authorities must refrain from using excessive force against protesters, Amnesty International said today, after police used teargas and arrested ...

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Tear gas fired and websites blocked as Belarus protesters are ...
4 July 2011

Social networking websites Facebook and Twitter blocked by authorities in Belarus as thousands of activists gathered in another 'silent' protest.

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Belarus rounds up 'silent' protesters | Amnesty International
30 June 2011

Belarusian authorities are using violence and administrative sentences to punish peaceful protesters.

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