News for 7 Mar 2013
07.03.2013 "Granite": harmful conditions of work decreased only on paper
Workers of the "Granite" enterprise keep returning to the independent trade union after the abridgment of facilities.
07.03.2013 Political prisoner Eduard Lobau complains about malnutrition
According to the mother of political prisoner Eduard Lobau, Maryna Lobava, the norms of feeding at Ivatsevichy penitentiary #22 are far from the commonly accepted ones.
07.03.2013 Bialynichy: entrepreneur is recommended to stop distributing independent press
These days the shop of Bialynichy entrepreneur Mikalai Miatselitsa has been visited by an officer of Bialynichy District Police Department.
07.03.2013 Zhlobin: court reverses a verdict, but refuses to issue a copy of the appropriate ruling
Homel Region Court refused to issue a member of the "Fair World" Party Yauhen Basareuski with a copy of the ruling by which the verdict of Zhlobin District Court on his case was abolished.
07.03.2013 Brest: trial of Vital Koush resumed
The break in the court proceedings was connected with the fact that the accusation had made mistakes in the surnames of the Indian citizens, who had been detained on the border and whom Mr. Kousha allegedly assisted.
07.03.2013 Extensive use of Belarusian language in sports, advertisement, social services and networks declared a priority of "Office Work in Belarusian!" in 2013
The civil initiative "Office Work in Belarusian!" submitted letters with proposals on the extension of the use of the Belarusian to all regional, city and village executive committees.
07.03.2013 "Sticker case" falls apart due to absence of evidence
On 28 February the administrative commission at Slutsk District Executive Committee dropped the administrative case against Vital Amialkovich because of the impossibility to prove his guilt.
07.03.2013 Human Rights Center "Viasna" specifies: UN Human Rights Committee considered Siarhei Kavalenka's communication to be inadmissible for consideration
It means that the appeal of Vitsebsk activist of the Conservative-Christian Party "Belarusian Popular Front" Siarhei Kavalenka wasn't considered by the UN Human Rights Committee on its merits. The Committee refers it to the absence of sufficient information in the presented materials.
07.03.2013 Vitsebsk authorities don't reply to application for action in honor of Kastus Kalinouski
Yan Dziarzhautsau, a member of the Conservative-Christian Party "Belarusian Popular Front", filed an application with Vitsebsk City Executive Committee for holding a street rally on 10 March with the aim to mark the 150th anniversary of the insurgency under the direction of Kastus Kalinouski.
07.03.2013 "Fair World" member Valery Rybchanka appeals to the UN against actions of Zhlobin police
Valery Rybchanka, a member of the "Fair World" party, filed an appeal with the UN Human Rights Committee against the refusal of Zhlobin District Court to admit perjury on the part of the local police during the trials over him in 2011.
07.03.2013 Kastus Zhukouski intends to hold a picket under the slogan "Homel City Executive Committee! Hands off history!"
The aim of the action is to draw the public attention to the fate of the wooden houses in Valatouskaya Street and the unlawful actions of Homel City Executive Committee on their dismantlement.