News for 25 Mar 2013
25.03.2013 Prosecutor General's Office unable to impose liability on Presidential Administration officials
The Presidential Administration violates the law “On Public Appeals”, however the Prosecutor General's Office has no right to bring to justice its officials, suggest a response received from the Prosecutor General’s Office by civil society activist Aliaksei Paulouski. The official letter offers to appeal the alleged violation of the Code in the Presidential Administration, instead.
25.03.2013 Independent journalist complains of negligent officials
Mikalai Herdziy, economic observer of the Krychau-based independent newspaper “Volny Horad” (“Free Town”), submitted a statement to the Prosecutor’s Office of Mahiliou region, urging the prosecutors to verify the facts of violation of legislation of the Republic of Belarus by Krychau interdistrict department of the State Control Committee.
25.03.2013 Mahiliou Regional Court confirms picket ban
Mahiliou Regional Court considered today an appeal lodged by local leader of the United Civil Party Uladzimir Shantsau to challenge a ban on holding a picket on December 19, 2012 imposed by the city executive committee and later upheld by Leninski District Court.
25.03.2013 Young Front activist Uladzimir Yaromenak shortly detained ahead of Freedom Day rally
Police preventively detained former political prisoner Uladzimir Yaromenak ahead of yesterday’s Freedom Day demonstration. This was reported by the activist himself to the www.charter97.org website.