The Polish government has refused to rule out the imposition of further sanctions on Belarus over an eight-year prison sentence slapped on a prominent Polish minority activist in Belarus, an interior minister has said.
The Polish Interior Ministry has announced the closure of Poland’s border with Belarus to Russian and Belarusian freight vehicles until further notice owing to the Belarusian Supreme Court upheld an eight-year prison sentence handed down to a Belarusian-Polish activist.
Poland will put sanctions on hundreds of “representatives of the Belarusian regime” after the Belarusian Supreme Court upheld an eight-year prison sentence on Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and Polish minority leader, the Polish interior minister announced on Friday.
The Belarusian Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and Polish minority leader, against an eight-year prison sentence.
Polish war correspondent Bianka Zalewska has received the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award which recognises outstanding women from around the world for their courage, the US State Department announced on Monday.
Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and activist of the Polish minority in Belarus, convicted in early February for 'inciting national hatred and rehabilitating Nazism' has appealed against his eight-year prison sentence.
Poland will demand that those responsible for convicting and jailing Andrzej Poczobut, a Polish-Belarusian activist, be placed on an EU sanctions list, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said.
The Polish prime minister has branded as “inhuman” an eight-year prison sentence handed down by a court in Belarus to a Belarusian-Polish journalist and minority activist.
A district court in the Belarusian town of Grodno has sentenced a Belarusian-Polish journalist and Polish minority activist, Andrzej Poczobut, to eight years in prison.
With the war in Ukraine entering the winter months, hope still holds out for a decisive victory for Kyiv.