News for 22 Feb 2011
22.02.2011 UN human rights chief concerned over first sentence in riot case
Navi Pillay, UN high commissioner for human rights, on Monday expressed deep concern at what she described as a harsh sentence handed down to Belarusian opposition activist Vasil Parfiankou, BelaPAN said.
22.02.2011 Minsk law enforcement agencies looking for “zmagarka” Tatstsyana Yalavaya
Policemen have informed that she is wanted as a witness in the criminal case on mass disorders of Dec.19.
22.02.2011 Belarusian HR defenders submit additional data on harassment of advocates to UN Special Rapporteur on Independence of Judges and Lawyers
Belarusian human rights defenders have submitted additional information on harassment of lawyers to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Ms. Gabriela Knaul.