Death penalty in Belarus

The changes will take effect in ten days / BELTA
The changes will take effect in ten days / BELTA

On Wednesday, the document was published on the National Legal Internet Portal.

The result of the "attack" on the house of Deputy Aleh Haidukevich is a burnt cat's nose / collage by Ulad Rubanau, Euroradio
The result of the "attack" on the house of Deputy Aleh Haidukevich is a burnt cat's nose / collage by Ulad Rubanau, Euroradio

Belarusian MPs are set to introduce the death penalty for "attempted acts of terrorism."

The conference "Public Opinion and the Death Penalty in Belarus" was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Minsk / Euroradio
The conference "Public Opinion and the Death Penalty in Belarus" was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Minsk / Euroradio

The Europeans agree with the Belarusian authorities that the public opinion on the death penalty does matter.

Viktar Paulau and his lawyer / "Vitsebskaya Viasna"
Viktar Paulau and his lawyer / "Vitsebskaya Viasna"

This is already the second death penalty in Belarus this year.

Alyaksandr Zhylnikau and Vyachaslau Suharka in Supreme Court / Viasna
Alyaksandr Zhylnikau and Vyachaslau Suharka in Supreme Court / Viasna

European politicians react with condemnation after Belarus executes another death-row convict ahead of the 2nd European Games.

riastrela.ru
riastrela.ru

The Amnesty International has released its 2018 Annual Report on the state of affairs with human rights in the world.

Mehrdad Jamshidiyan with his wife Alena (left) / photo from the family archive
Mehrdad Jamshidiyan with his wife Alena (left) / photo from the family archive

In Iran, Mehrdad is considered a murderer. Belarus' Prosecutor General’s Office refuses to send him out but the MIA disagrees.

Фота: pixabay.com
Фота: pixabay.com

Belarus has executed death-row convict Siamion Berazhny, 31, rights defenders have learned from from the family.

Photo: Anastasiya Boika/Euroradio
Photo: Anastasiya Boika/Euroradio

The UK Embassy brought Amnesty International experts to discuss death penalty with rights activists and officials in Homiel.