News for 7 Aug 2009
07.08.2009 Human rights defender Leanid Svetsik achieved success in struggle against labor discrimination
Human rights defender Leanid Svetsik initiated amendment of the labor laws for stopping discrimination of citizens. The Constitutional Court considered his address and adopted a recommendation for the amendment of the Labor Code and the law On the employment of the population of the Republic of Belarus.
07.08.2009 Head of Barysau BPF branch is summoned to police in connection with murder
Siarhei Salash, head of Barysau branch of Belarusian Popular Front Party stated to RFE/RL that he had received a telephone call from officer of Barysau police Andrei Churkin and was invited for a talk concerning a murder in Maladechna.