A court in Belarus has sent opposition leader Uladzimer Nyaklyaeu to jail for 10 days after ruling that he made calls for an illegal public gathering.
Investigators in Belarus say 10 servicemen have been charged in connection with the death of a private who was found hanged after complaining that he had been hazed and pressured for money by superiors.
Prominent Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich has been detained in Minsk, his wife says.
With its Soviet-style economy in shambles, Belarus has begun welcoming private investors -- once called "leeches" by President Alyaksandr Lukashenka. (Reuters)
A Russian Orthodox priest charged with attempted pimping and human-trafficking goes on trial in Belarus on October 25.
Several hundred people took part in a protest rally in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on October 21 to condemn hazing in the armed forces.
After complaining about hazing in the Belarusian Army, a young conscript was found hanged, the second such suspicious case in recent months.
Former Soviet gymnast Tatiana Gutsu has accused ex-teammate Vitaly Scherbo of raping her in 1991, when she was 15 years old and he was 19.
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Activists say a court in Belarus has jailed a Russian professor for six days on a hooliganism charge after police barged into a lecture he was giving on the history of anarchism.