Minsk Tsentralny District Court has sentenced Irina Sukhiy, head of the NGO "Eco House", to a fine of BYR 1,500,000 on charges of disorderly conduct. Mikhail Matskevich, coordinator of the Monitoring Group of the Centre of Legal Transformation, has been arrested for three days on the same charges.
News for 18 Jul 2012
The Supreme Court of Belarus has dismissed a complaint lodged by human rights defender Valiantsin Stefanovich against Judge Alena Siamak of Minsk Tsentralny District Court, who has evaded considering his appeal against foreign travel restrictions for nearly four months.
Vital Amialkovich, observer representing the Belarusian Helsinki Committee in the town of Slutsk, has addressed Barys Batura, chair of Minsk regional executive committee, with an appeal against harsh restrictions imposed on election campaigning events in the town.