TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Freedom Voices, Gender-based Discrimination, LGBT Rights, Prisoners and People at Risk, Prisoners and People at Risk: Detention and Imprisonment, Prisoners of Conscience, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights, Women's Rights: Women's Human Rights Defenders • Belarus, Europe and Central Asia •
Urgent Action Victory! LGBT+ Activist Victoria Biran Released (Belarus: UA 150.20)
On 11 October LGBT+ activist Victoria Biran was released after two weeks in detention. Victoria Biran was detained on her way to the Women’s March in Minsk on 26 September and sentenced on 28 September to 15 days of administrative detention for intending to exercise her rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.