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News from the The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House - 2017

Image: Prison, Belarus 
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Ales Bialiatski sent an appeal to the Prosecutor’s Office regarding possible torture in the KGB jail

On May 24 Belarusian authorities extended pre-trial detention of several persons charged in "preparation of mass riots case". Also increasing number of reports appeared about the possible use of torture and other cruel, inhuman treatment of persons detained as accused in the case about the preparation of mass riots and activities of illegal armed groups in the KGB and the Interior Ministry detention centers. 28 May 2017 »

Image: Belarusian journalists urge to provide information about the "case on the preparation of the riots"

Belarusian journalists urge to provide information about the "case on the preparation of the riots"

The Belarusian Association of Journalists filed a petition to the Investigative Committee, the General prosecutor’s office and the KGB, demanding to hold a press conference for representatives of the entire spectrum of the media and present official information about the investigation of the "case on the preparation of the riots." 13 May 2017 »

Image: The first death sentence in 2017 is executed in Belarus  
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The first death sentence in 2017 is executed in Belarus

Representatives of the campaign "Human rights defenders against the death penalty in Belarus" reported that the resident of Gomel Siarhei Vostrykau has been executed. His mother received a notification with this information from the Gomel Regional Court. This is the first death penalty in Belarus in 2017. 06 May 2017 »

Image: Reviaka at the conference 
Copyright: Belarusian HRH

The trial of Tatsiana Reviaka should not become an example of persecution

Human Rights House Foundation appealed to the chairman of the court of Tsentralny district of Minsk, where the hearing of the human rights defender Tatsiana Reviaka case will take place. 17 Apr 2017 »

Image: EU Parliament condemns crackdown in Belarus 
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EU Parliament condemns crackdown in Belarus

“Through this clear and principled resolution, the European Parliament shows that the recent crackdown on peaceful protestors will not go without consequences. It is a clear warning toward the Belarusian authorities to end the harassment of independent media, political opposition, and human rights defenders.” 11 Apr 2017 »

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