Key information on repressions in Belarus

there are 1421 political prisoners in Belarus today; at least 3661 people convicted for political reasons; since 2020, about 15000 politically motivated criminal cases have been opened; right now, about 4000 people are awaiting trial...

The state of the academic environment in Belarus

This report was prepared by the Belarusian Students’ Association in cooperation with the Belarusian Independent Bologna Committee to inform concerned parties on the repressions in the Belarusian academia and...

There are more than 1,000 political prisoners in Belarus

The number of political prisoners in Belarus exceeded 1,000 people. According to “Viasna” human rights center, today there are 1022 of them in the country. The number of people held in prisons for political reasons is even higher because many refuse such...

Month of Belarusian Culture to be held in Poland

The Ambassador of Austria in Warsaw and the NAM organize the Month of Belarusian Culture. On January 19, 2022, a large-scale cultural project was presented at the Austrian House of Culture in Warsaw to hold the Month of Belarusian Culture from June 6 to July 7, 2022....

FIDH report: Supplying the Means for Repression in Belarus

FIDH releases a briefing paper analysing foreign-made less lethal weapons and firearms employed by the Belarusian security forces to crack down on peaceful protesters, provides an overview of their procurement and application, and outlines possible avenues for state...

Political prisoners in Belarus in 2021. Statistics

At the end of 2021, there were 969 political prisoners in Belarus. This is the largest number of political prisoners in the history of independent Belarus. There are people of all ages, professions and social status among the prisoners, but they are united by one...