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Belarus: Rare clemencies overshadowed by latest suspected execution

, Index number: EUR 49/4306/2021

Amnesty International is extremely concerned about the news that Viktar Paulau, who was sentenced to death in July 2019, has most probably been executed. This worrying news follows the presidential decision to grant clemency to two young brothers, Stanislau and Illia Kostseu, who had been on death row in Belarus since January 2020 for the murder of their former teacher.

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