News for 13 Aug 2013
13.08.2013 Belarusian Christian Democracy applies to the prosecutor's office on priest Lazar's case
The co-chairman of the organizing committee of the party "Belarusian Christian Democracy" Vital Rymashevski and its executive secretary Dzianis Sadouski filed to the Office of the Prosecutor General a collective appeal in the case of the Catholic priest of the parish of the Holy Spirit in Barysau, Uladzislau Lazar.
13.08.2013 Members of the Hrodna Council are required to regularly report to their electors
Representatives of a number of Hrodna NGOs and parties are trying to make members of the Hrodna Council implement the law and regularly report to their electors.
13.08.2013 Birthday greetings not passed to political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich
Today, 12 August, is the birthday of the political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich. As his wife, Maryna Adamovich, stated to Radio “Liberty”, the administration of the Mahiliou prison No.4 doesn't pass him many postcards with greetings.
13.08.2013 Bialynichy: administrative case against Valery Vusik to be re-considered
Valery Vusik, a social activist from the village of Lebiadziank in the Bialynichy district, received a summons to the Bialynichy District Court as a defendant in the administrative case. The hearing will start at 11 a.m. on 16 August.
13.08.2013 Prosecutor's office issues an instruction to the head of the Rechytsa Council
Rechytsa District Prosecutor's Office issued an instruction to the head of the Rechytsa District Council of Deputies Mikhail Bayaryn on elimination of violations of the Law “On Applications of Citizens and Legal Entities”. This was reported by an activist of "Tell the Truth!" Aleh Shabetnik.
13.08.2013 Prosecutor's office refuses to react to a collective appeal on the Milavidy festival
Human rights activist Siarhei Housha received a letter signed by the acting Baranavichy inter-district prosecutor P. Navitski, in which it is stated that the collective appeal of citizens in the case of the Milavidy festival was returned to the applicants!!
13.08.2013 Authorities are afraid to admit human rights defenders to the Salihorsk detention center
According to the human rights defender Leanid Markhotka, the Head of the Salihorsk District Police Department Aliaksandr Astreika did not allow representatives of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee to visit the local detention isolator!
13.08.2013 “Gray Book” of Vitsebsk human rights defenders
These days the “Gray Book” of Vitsebsk human rights defenders, featuring a chronicle of human rights violations in the Vitsebsk from July 2012 to June 2013, has been published. The volume of the book is 120 pages.
13.08.2013 Justice Bureau admits that Vitsebsk judges overstep the law
The appeals of the human rights defender Pavel Levinau to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus were considered at a working meeting of the main justice bureau of the Vitsebsk Regional Executive Committee.