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Minister: Police targeted by information war

The police are targeted by an «information war,» Interior Minister Ihar Shunevich told reporters in Minsk on Tuesday.

Lukashenka appoints new heads of regional police departments in Hrodna, Brest, Mahilyow

Alyaksandr Lukashenka has, by his presidential edicts, appointed new heads of the Hrodna, Brest and Mahilyow regional police departments, reported the presidential press office.

Police find $155,000 worth of anabolic steroids inside Russian man\'s car

  Police officers in Minsk have discovered multiple doses of anabolic steroids, with their total value estimated at $155,000, inside a Russian man's car.

Police turn out at Belarus Free Theater’s show in Minsk

  Two police officers showed up at Belarus Free Theater’s performance in a private house in Minsk on Saturday to “check on a report that people having a non-traditional sexual orientation gather at the address.”

Police in Mahilyow open fire to break up fight

  Two plainclothes police officers had to open fire to break up a fight in Mahilyow on the night between November 1 and 2.

“Tell the Truth!” movement suggests requiring police officers to wear uniform

  The “Tell the Truth!” movement suggests drawing up a bill that would require police officers to wear uniform while on duty, Uladzimir Nyaklyayew, chairman of the movement, told reporters in Minsk on Monday.

Police in Brest region catch suspect who escaped from pretrial detention center

  The Belarusian agriculture ministry's Department for Veterinary and Food Control has introduced "temporary restrictions" on imports of domestic and wild ruminant animals from Lithuania.

Dinamo Minsk fans set for soccer game boycott over mistreatment by police

According to the group, the fans are not allowed to leave their section in the stands without being escorted by riot policemen and are ordered to wait there for long periods after each game...

Police continue raids on LGBT parties

  Police raided LGBT parties at two clubs in Minsk on Friday night.

Police raid gay club in Minsk again

  Police officers in civilian clothes raided an LGBT club in Minsk on the night between February 1 and 2, arresting dozens of partygoers, gay rights activists said.

Police disrupt Belarus Free Theater’s shows for two consecutive days

  Police disrupted performances by Belarus Free Theater in Minsk for two days in a row, arriving midway through the shows on December 7 and 8 and writing down the names and passport numbers of the actors and spectators.

Lukashenka scheduled to discuss police reform with government officials on November 15

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka is scheduled to meet with top government officials on November 15 to discuss police reform plans, Interior Minister Ihar Shunevich said on Monday.

Police in Minsk prevent trade union activists from demonstrating to mark World Day for Decent Work

  Police officers prevented activists of the Independent Union of Electronic Industry Workers from properly staging a rally in Minsk on October 7 to mark World Day for Decent Work.

Swedish civil society activists meet with NGO leaders in Homyel despite police interference

  Swedish civil society activists managed to hold a meeting with leaders of Belarusian non-governmental organizations in Homyel on Friday despite attempts by police to disrupt the event.

Teenager rushed to hospital after police`s interference in street fight is still weak

The teenager was discharged from the Kalinkavichy District Hospital on May 3...

Police plan to complete national fingerprinting campaign before year-end

  The interior ministry plans to complete its national fingerprinting campaign targeting men by the end of the year, acting Minister Aleh Pyakarski told reporters in Minsk on Friday.

Opposition activist in Homyel told by police to stay at home during \"silent protest\" on Wednesday

  A young opposition activist in Homyel has been ordered by police to be at home on the evening of September 21, when a “silent protest” is scheduled to take place in the city.

Elderly man jumps out of window of police station after confessing to killing his daughter

  63-year-old man was fatally injured as he jumped out of a three-story window of the Pershamayski district police station in Minsk after confessing to murdering his daughter, said the press office of the city police department.

If policemen fail to observe Media Law, “issue of imposing disciplinary penalty on them will be raised”

  If police officers fail to observe the Media Law, “the issue of imposing a disciplinary penalty on them will be raised,” Prosecutor General Ryhor Vasilevich said Wednesday at a news conference in Minsk.

Prosecutor general warns police against interfering with reporters\' work during street protests

  Prosecutor General Ryhor Vasilevich has written to Interior Minister Anatol Kulyashow, warning that the police must not interfere with reporters' work during mass events.

At least five drug dealing cases under review in Homyel over fabricated evidence

  District courts in Homyel are reviewing at least five drug dealing cases that are believed to have been fabricated by police investigators.

Police keep hunting for \"silent\" protesters

Police officers told passers-by not to stop or gather in groups, randomly searching people’s bags and ordering them to show their ID...