Belarus champion kickboxer Alyaksey Kudzin has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for “assaulting” a police officer during protest.
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At least ten anti-government figures have been denied bail amid fresh calls for royal reform and the resignation of the prime minister.
A Belarusian activist in exile in Ukraine was found hanged in a park near his home in Kyiv early Tuesday, prompting a murder probe.
Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong has been arrested by authorities on grounds that he sang at a democracy rally three years ago.
After feud with her team officials at Tokyo Games Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya expressed fears of punishment back home.
Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya posted a short video on social media requesting the IOC to help her avoid returning to Belarus.
Activists say Abdul Jalil al-Singace suffers from chronic ailments and has been subjected to “continuous medical mistreatment” in jail.
Under China’s draconian security law, a pro-democracy activist was found guilty of terrorism, secession, setting a dangerous new precedent.
Lukashenko’s crackdown on democracy protests in Belarus has led to thousands of dissidents fleeing to neighboring countries.
The Hong Kong museum commemorating China’s deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protests closed Wednesday three days after opening.