Belarus jails Nobel laureate Ales Bialiatski

Director of Viasna, human rights defener Ales Bialiatski during a previous trial in Minsk, Belarus on November 14, 2011.  EFE/FILE/TATYANA ZENKOVICH

Moscow, Mar 3 (EFE).- Belarus on Friday sentenced human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Ales Bialiatski to 10 years in prison on charges of smuggling money and funding activities that subverted public order. Bialiatski is the founder of the Eastern European nation’s most prominent human rights group Viasna and was awarded the peace … Read more