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Opposition activist Dabratvor sentenced to 14 days in jail for allegedly uttering obscenities

Ilya Dabratvor, a member of opposition groups called Razam and Alternatyva, was sentenced Tuesday to 14 days in jail for allegedly using obscen

Opposition activist Maksim Vinyarski sentenced to 12 days in jail

A district judge in Minsk on Tuesday sentenced opposition activist Maksim Vinyarski to 12 days in jail.

Shumchanka was jailed on charge of organizing unsanctioned gathering, wife says

  Anatol Shumchanka was jailed on Thursday on a charge of organizing an unsanctioned gathering, the wife of the leader of a small business association called Perspektyva told BelaPAN with reference to police officers.

Young opposition activist Pavel Vinahradaw released from jail after completing 12-day sentence

About 40 people gathered at the gate of the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk to greet the leader of Zmena...

Rights defender urges UN rapporteur on torture to visit jail in Minsk

  Human rights defender Aleh Volchak has urged the UN special rapporteur on torture to visit the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk, where he says inmates are subjected to torturous and degrading treatment.

Activist of \"unofficial\" Union of Poles in Belarus sentenced to 13 days in jail

A judge of the Leninski District Court in Hrodna on June 1 sentenced Igor Bancer, a member of the "unofficial" Union of Poles in Belarus (UPB), to a total of 13 days in jail over a over a protest staged in the city earlier in the day against the planned introduction of a R

Political analyst Pikulik sentenced to five days in jail

Mr. Pikulik was arrested in the courtyard in front of his house on Nyamiha Street on Thursday evening. He spent the night in the detention center on Akrestsina Street.

Investigator Baykova released from jail

The 42-year-old Baykova, who investigated charges against a former chief of the State Control Committee\'s Financial Investigations Department and other people involved in...

Jailed investigator Baykova suffering from kidney failure, lawyer says

Svyatlana Baykova is suffering from kidney failure, Mikhail Volchak, the lawyer of the senior investigator who has been held in custody since this past February, told BelaPAN.

Jailed investigator Svyatlana Baykova said to be affected by health problems, low morale

Svyatlana Baykova suffers from serious health problems and a low morale, Mikhail Volchak, the lawyer of the senior investigator who has been held in custody since this past February, told BelaPAN.

Prominent Vitsyebsk opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka on hunger strike in jail

Prominent Vitsyebsk opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka went on hunger strike after he was placed in a detention center on July 8, reported the Belarus Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, BelaPAN report

Vitsyebsk opposition activist Vital Kavalenka sentenced to five days in jail for allegedly using obscene language

A judge in Vitsyebsk on July 9 sentenced Vital Kavalenka, a local opposition activist, to five days in jail for allegedly mouthing obscenities at police officers.

Jailed dissident Awtukhovich’s hunger strike in second month

He has refused to end the fast despite his rapidly deteriorating health and is currently staying in the medical unit...

Jailed opposition youth Barazenka ends hunger strike

  Alyaksandr Barazenka has started eating after a hunger strike that lasted for some seven days, the jailed opposition youth’s lawyer, Pavel Sapelka said.

Hypertensive human rights activist driven from emergency unit straight to jail

  Police in Vitsyebsk on Wednesday escorted human rights activist Pavel Levinaw to jail right from the city hospital’s emergency unit where he had ended up the previous day after developing a hypertensive crisis.

Young opposition activist in Minsk sentenced to seven days in jail on obscenities charge

  A judge in Minsk on June 30 sentenced Mikhail Pashkevich, a leader of the opposition United Civic Party’s youth wing, to seven days in jail on a disorderly conduct charge under Article 17.1 of the Administrative Offense Code.

Judge in Homyel sentences opposition activist to 15 days in jail over celebration of Belarusian National Republic anniversary

A district judge in Homyel on April 23 sentenced Uladzimir Nyapomnyashchy to 15 days in jail over a celebration held in the city on March 23 on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the short-lived Belarusian National Republic,

Video: Interview with opposition youth Dashkevich, parents after his release from jail

A few opposition activists were released from the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk on Wednesday, having served out their 15-day jail sentences.

Prominent artist Marachkin sentenced to five days in jail

Prominent artist Alyaksey Marachkin was sentenced to five days in jail on March 25.

Three opposition youths in Homyel jailed ahead of major opposition demonstration

Three opposition youths in Homyel on Monday were jailed for allegedly violating mass event rules.

Opposition activist jailed for 15 days over pro-Tibetan protest in Minsk

An opposition activist on Tuesday was sentenced by a district court in Minsk to 15 days in jail for participation in a protest against Chinese rule in Tibet, Belapan reports.

Opposition youth Kaspyarovich sentenced to 12 days in jail

Young opposition activist Dzmitry Kaspyarovich on Monday was sentenced to 12 days in jail on a minor civil charge, Belapan reports.

Sole entrepreneur sentenced to 15 days in jail over unauthorized rally in Salihorsk

A judge of the Salihorsk District Court on Monday sentenced sole entrepreneur Uladzimir Shyla to 15 days in jail over his participation in an unauthorized rally.