Belarusian security forces have tortured and ill-treated hundreds of protesters
Recent articles in Belarus

The report calls for new elections in line with international standards, the release of all prisoners held for political reasons and the establishment of an independent, international investigation into all allegations of torture and ill-treatment.

During the six weeks following the presidential election over 170 journalists were detained. There were 52 cases where journalists faced beatings and damage to (or seizure of) their equipment. Two journalists were wounded.

Those detained were secretary, poet, and translator Hanna Komar; project manager, poet, and translator Uladzimir Liankievic; and translator Siarzh Miadzvedzeu.