News for 5 Nov 2009
05.11.2009 Innocent man spend 14 months in jail because of ‘judicial negligence’
The state has to pay a compensation to Leanid Tarasenka who was sentenced to five years of jail being innocent. In addition, at present the prosecutor’s office can start legal proceedings against the policeman who had brought the criminal case against the victim.
05.11.2009 Pavel Sapelka: ‘The state must take the responsibility for the results of breeding its citizens’
The lawyer Pavel Sapelka joined the campaign Human Rights Defenders against Death Penalty and signed the petition to the Belarusian authorities with the demand to abolish the death penalty in the country.
05.11.2009 Independent trade unions go to the law
The Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions filed an unprecedented lawsuit on the elimination of adverse discrimination of members of independent trade unions in the sphere of labor relations.
05.11.2009 ‘BelSat’ director not let in Belarus again
Agzieszka Romaszewska, who was going to Minsk on the invitation of the organizers of Minsk Forum XII on 4 November as a guest of honor, was denied the Belarusian visa.