Opposition politician

Opposition politician Marynich dies at 74

Prominent opposition politician and former political prisoner Mikhail Marynich died in Minsk on October 17. He was 74. The cause of Mr. Marynich's death was not immediately known.

Opposition politician Statkevich complains of renewed pressure from prison administration

Opposition politician Mikalay Statkevich has complained of renewed pressure from the administration of Prison No. 4 in Mahilyow...

Plainclothesmen try to get into apartment of opposition politician Dzyanis Sadowski

  Men in civilian clothes attempted to get into the apartment of Dzyanis Sadowski, executive secretary of Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD), in Minsk on Monday morning.

Opposition politician in Homyel complains about police arrest

  Opposition politician Vasil Palyakow has complained to the Savetski District Prosecutor's Office in Homyel about his arrest by riot police officers on Friday evening.

Court upholds oil refinery worker`s suit against Ivashkevich

. A judge of Minsk’s Savetski District Court upheld Tuesday a lawsuit filed by an employee of Mazyr Oil Refinery against opposition politician...

Opposition politician Atroshchankaw taken off Vilnius-bound train by Belarusian border guards

Opposition politician Alyaksandr Atroshchankaw was taken off a Vilnius-bound train on Wednesday morning as he made another attempt in the last two weeks to travel abroad...

Another opposition politician barred from leaving Belarus

  Prominent opposition politician Vintsuk Vyachorka was not allowed to leave Belarus in the early hours of Thursday.

Opposition politician Lyabedzka says he will complain about foreign travel ban

  Anatol Lyabedzka, chairman of the opposition United Civic Party (UCP), told reporters in Minsk on Tuesday that he would complain about the foreign travel ban against him.

Imprisoned Dzmitry Bandarenka denied disabled status

  Dzmitry Bandarenka has been denied disabled status despite his severe spinal problems, the wife of the 48-year-old imprisoned opposition politician told BelaPAN on Tuesday.

Prison conditions toughened for ailing opposition politician Bandarenka

Imprisoned opposition politician Dzmitry Bandarenka has been prohibited from using a crutch and special footwear six months after complicated back surgery...

Supreme Court rejects Bandarenka\'s appeal against sentence

The Supreme Court of Belarus has turned down an appeal against a prison sentence handed down to ailing opposition politician Dzmitry Bandarenka...

Opposition politician Sannikaw identifies priorities of his presidential campaign

  Belarus` accession to the European Union is on the list of key priorities of opposition politician Andrey Sannikaw who announced earlier this month plans to run for President in 2011.

Opposition politician set to ask law-enforcers to probe Lukashenka’s election rigging allegation

  Opposition politician Anatol Lyabedzka is set to ask the Prosecutor General’s Office to probe Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s statement that the 2006 presidential election was rigged.