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All nine people arrested outside jail in Minsk released without charge

  All the nine people who were arrested Wednesday outside a jail in Minsk were released without a charge later in the day.

Police arrest nine people outside jail in Minsk

  Police on November 6 arrested opposition activist Yury Rubtsow, who was just released after serving a three-day jail sentence, and eight other people who were meeting him outside the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk.

Zmitser Dashkevich sentenced to three days in jail

  Zmitser Dashkevich, co-chairman of an opposition youth organization called Malady Front, was sentenced to three days in jail for allegedly disobeying lawful police orders after being arrested in downtown Minsk earlier on Wednesday.

Three reporters, opposition activist released after hours-long detention by police

  Three reporters and an opposition activist were released after an hours-long detention by police in Minsk on Friday.

Four opposition activists, three reporters arrested in Minsk

  Four opposition activists and three reporters, including a BelaPAN film crew, were arrested by police in Minsk on July 26.

Two young opposition activists arrested ahead of Independence Day celebrations get two-day jail terms

  Two young opposition activists who were preventively arrested by police in Minsk on July 2 ahead of Independence Day celebrations were sentenced to two days in jail on Thursday.

Two reporters arrested in Minsk

  Reporters Alyaksandr Yarashevich and Dzmitry Halko were arrested and charged with disobedience to police in Minsk on May 6.

Rights defender in Brest complains to district police chief about recent arrest

  Human rights defender Raman Kislyak has submitted a formal complaint to the head of the Leninski district police department in Brest about his recent arrest.

Protester goes on hunger strike following arrest in Minsk`s Kastrychnitskaya Square

Opposition activist Alyaksandr Valantsevich has gone on hunger strike in the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk following his arrest during a demonstration in central Kastrychnitskaya Square on Friday evening.

Minsk police arrest another man over theft at department store

  The Minsk city police have arrested another man over a theft at the TsUM department store, said BelaPAN.

Coordinator of \"Tell the Truth!\" campaign arrested in downtown Minsk

  Andrey Dzmitryyew, a coordinator of the "Tell the Truth!" campaign, was apprehended by who appeared to be police officers in civilian clothes in downtown Minsk on March 25.

Police arrest Belarusian Christian Democracy leaders to prevent them from attending protest against Minsk government’s plans for former Catholic monastery complex

Police arrested presidential nominee Vital Rymashewski and another leader of Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD), Paval Sevyarynets, in Minsk on Tuesday evening to prevent them from attending a demonstration against the city government’s plans to convert a former Catholic

Opposition activist in Homyel region hospitalized with head injury after arrest

Kanstantsin Zhukowski, a coordinator of the Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD) party, was taken to the surgery unit of the Petrykaw District Hospital with a head injury after an arrest in the Homyel region on September 17,

Five embassy attack suspects released without charges

Five of the seven people arrested on September 3 in connection with last month's firebomb attack on the Russian embassy in Minsk were released on September 12, human rights defender Anastasiya Loyka told BelaPAN.

Detention of people arrested over firebomb attack on Russian embassy extended by three days

The indymedia site described the arrested men as “civil society activists who participate in various social campaigns aimed at the protection of human rights...

Opposition youths stage unsanctioned pillow fights to mark anniversary of 1514 Orsha Battle

Some 35 people were arrested in Minsk on Wednesday evening after young opposition activists attempted to stage an unsanctioned pillow fight to mark the anniversary of the 1514 Orsha Battle, in which the army of the Grand Duchy of Litva defeated a superior Russian force,

Some 35 youths arrested in Minsk over attempted pillow fight

Some 35 young people were arrested in Minsk on Wednesday evening when they attempted to stage an unsanctioned pillow fight to mark the anniversary of the 1514 Orsha Battle, in which the army of the Grand Duchy of Litva defeated a superior Russian force,

Seventh person arrested over firebomb attack on Russian embassy

A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the August 30 fire-bomb attack on the Russian embassy in Minsk, BelaPAN reports.

Police arrest six anarchist activists over firebomb attack on Russian embassy

Belarusian police have arrested six anarchist activists on suspicion of involvement in Monday’s fire-bomb attack on the Russian embassy in Minsk, BelaPAN reports.

KGB releases Lithuanian police officer

Mr. Bankauskas\' relatives and Lithuanian law-enforcement officials insisted that the drug might have been planted in his car by KGB officers in an attempt...