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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Ales Bialiatski

 

Ales Bialiatski is a prominent Belarusian human-rights defender and chair of the Human Rights Center, Viasna.  He was arrested in central Minsk, Belarus, on August 4, 2011.  On November 24, 2011, he was imprisoned for four-and-a-half years on charges of “concealment of income on a large scale.”

Ales Bialiatski has been RELEASED.