Following the rigged Presidential election in Belarus in August 9, 2020, it is estimated that army and police subjected hundreds of peaceful protesters to inhuman treatment while in detention. Read 10 main points that characterize post-election torture in Belarus by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”.
International organizations, such as the United Nations and its agency UNHCHR, OSCE/ODIHR, Amnesty International, World Organisation Against Torture, International Federation for Human Rights, etc. all condemned violence against peaceful protesters. We list their statements below.
How can you help the victims of torture and repressions in Belarus?
Donate to BYHelp and BYSol. BYHelp is an initiative that supports people who were persecuted and their families: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1123543824684874/1179674872398974/
BYSol helps Belarusians who lost their jobs due to their political position: https://www.facebook.com/donate/759400044849707/108388587646909/
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