Belarusian Rights Activist, Jailed Iranian Lawyer Among 'Alternative Nobel' Awardees.

A Belarusian pro-democracy campaigner and an imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer have been awarded the Right Livelihood Award, a prize sometimes called the "alternative Nobel," along with activists from the United States and Nicaragua.

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'Shocked' Senior Pakistani Police Officials Protest Arrest Of Exiled Ex-PM's Son-In-Law.

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Bulgarian President To Be Quarantined Following Coronavirus Exposure.

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Belarus Labels Popular Belarusian Telegram Channel 'Extremist'.

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Moscow Court Starts Appeal Hearing For Actor And Kremlin Critic Yefremov Over Deadly Accident.

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Restrictions On Belarusian-American Political Strategist Shkliarov Eased.

The restrictions on Belarusian-American political strategist Vitali Shkliarov have been loosened, according to his lawyer, who says his client must now remain in the Belarusian capital instead of being confined to house arrest.

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