Aliaksandar Frantskievich

Frantskevich Aliaksandar is a left-wing activist from Belarus. He was detained on August 13 in Minsk by GUBOPIC. He was charged under part 1 of article 293 of the Criminal Code – “organization of mass riots”. He is kept in SIZO-1 in Minsk. It was reported that during his detention Aliaksandar was tortured with a Taser […]

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Roman Bogdan – released

Roman Bogdan is an antifascist from Brest. Arrested on April 1, 2015 on suspicion of participation in the fight with neo-nazis that took place on May 8, 2013. Together with Dzmitry Stsyashenka they were charged with aggravated bodily harm and face up to 10 years in prison. In March 2014 Dzmitry Zvan’ko was sentenced on […]

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Mikalai Dziadok: “I want to be last convict under Article 411 of Criminal Code”

The political prisoner demands to annul Article 411 of the Criminal Code. The Human Rights Center “Viasna” published an open letter by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok, who draws attention to the gross violations of the rights of those held in prisons, disadvantages and throw-backs of “correctional” institutions, as well as unfair punishment under Article 411 […]

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