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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: EUR 49/017/2011. 5 September 2011. The human rights situation in Belarus: Written statement ...
Public Statement EUR 49/017/2011
Ales Bialiatski, head of the Human Rights Centre Viasna is believed to have been detained for carrying out his human rights work.
The Belarusian authorities must release a prominent human rights activist, whose pre-trial detention on charges of "serious tax evasion" is believed to be politically ...
Prominent Belarusian human rights defender Ales Bialatski was arrested in central Minsk, Belarus, on 4 August. Amnesty International is concerned he is being targeted ...
Urgent Action EUR 49/016/2011
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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Newsletter NWS 21/004/2011
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 and assembly
The execution of Andrei Burdyka, who was convicted of assault and murder, will not provide real justice to the victims of such crimes.
Belarusian authorities must refrain from using excessive force against protesters, Amnesty International said today, after police used teargas and arrested more ...
Social networking websites Facebook and Twitter blocked by authorities in Belarus as thousands of activists gathered in another 'silent' protest.