Bialiatski: Veteran rights defender in authoritarian Belarus

Final yr, Ales Bilyatsky, the pinnacle of the jailed Belarus rights group Vyasna, gained the Nobel Peace Prize within the wake of historic demonstrations and a grim crackdown in his former Soviet nation. The 60-year-old was arrested final July on tax evasion fees, a transfer that critics of Belarusian powerhouse Alexander Lukashenko noticed as a … Read more

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to human rights champions in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

A trio of human rights champions from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine gained the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a extremely symbolic selection of laureates from three international locations on the middle of the conflict in Ukraine. The distinction was given to detained activist Ales Bilyatsky from Belarus, the Memorial Group of Russia and the Heart … Read more