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U.S.-Belarusian Lawyer 'Abducted' In Moscow, Transferred To Minsk

U.S.-Belarusian Lawyer 'Abducted' In Moscow, Transferred To Minsk

Yuras Zyankovich, a Belarusian lawyer who also has U.S. citizenship, has been detained in Moscow and transferred to a detention center in Minsk amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent in Belarus following a disputed presidential election last year.

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Leader Of Opposition Party In Belarus Reportedly Detained.

Leader Of Opposition Party In Belarus Reportedly Detained.

MINSK -- Police in Belarus have reportedly detained the chairman of opposition Belarusian Popular Front (BNF) party, Ryhor Kastusyou, amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent following a disputed presidential election that handed victory to strongman ...

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Leader Of Opposition Party In Belarus Reportedly Detained.

Leader Of Opposition Party In Belarus Reportedly Detained.

Police in Belarus have reportedly detained the chairman of opposition Belarusian Popular Front (BNF) party, Ryhor Kastusyou, amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent following a disputed presidential election that handed victory to strongman Alyaksand...

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Tsikhanouskaya Associates Reject Charges As Trial Starts In Belarus.

Tsikhanouskaya Associates Reject Charges As Trial Starts In Belarus.

HOMEL, Belarus -- Four associates of Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya have pleaded not guilty to charges of organizing protests against authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka as their trial started on April 12 in the southe...

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Stop 'Repression' Against Independent Journalism, HRW Tells Belarus.

Stop 'Repression' Against Independent Journalism, HRW Tells Belarus.

Human Rights Watch says Belarusian authorities have "escalated" repression against independent media over the past five months, arbitrarily detaining and beating journalists, imposing fines and prison sentences on politically motivated charges, re...

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U.S. Lawmakers Demand Belarus Release Blogger Losik From Prison

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Belarus Release Blogger Losik From Prison

A group of lawmakers in the U.S. Congress has condemned the “unjust and illegitimate detainment” of Ihar Losik, a popular blogger and RFE/RL consultant jailed in Belarus, calling for his immediate release in the latest show of support from the hig...

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U.S. Calls For Release Of All Political Prisoners in Belarus

U.S. Calls For Release Of All Political Prisoners in Belarus

The United States continues to call for the release of all political prisoners in Belarus, site of nearly daily protests since a disputed presidential election last year handed Alyaksandr Lukashenka a sixth term amid claims the vote was rigged.

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