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Image: Reviaka at the conference 
Copyright: Belarusian HRH
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: Azerbaijan Court upholds defamation conviction against photojournalist

Azerbaijan Court upholds defamation conviction against photojournalist

Mehman Huseynov, sentenced to two years in prison for defamation, for complaining of having been tortured while in police custody, has had his conviction upheld by the Court of Appeal. 12 Apr 2017 »

Image: EU Parliament condemns crackdown in Belarus 
Copyright:  Wikicommons: Photo by David Iliff

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 »

Image: Belarus Court sets new date for trial of human rights defender

Belarus Court sets new date for trial of human rights defender

Tatsiana Reviaka, President of the Belarusian Human Rights House, was arrested on 26 March 2017 while she monitored peaceful protests, and detained for three hours. She later received a summons to the administrative court on charges of disobeying the police and petty hooliganism. 10 Apr 2017 »

Image: New political prisoner in Belarus: Viachaslau Kasinerau  
Copyright: Julia Darashkevich
Belarusian HRH

New political prisoner in Belarus: Viachaslau Kasinerau

Human rights community of Belarus issued a joint statement recognizing persecution of Viachaslau Kasinerau (pictured) as politically motivated and demanding his immediate release. 07 Apr 2017 »

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