News for 5 Oct 2013
05.10.2013 “Last Dawn” rock concert held in Bialystok
In the evening on 5 October Bialystok hosted a rock concert "Last Dawn" , an online broadcast joined by viewers from around the world . The participants of the musical project advocate discontinuing the practice of the death penalty in Belarus.
05.10.2013 “Viasna” presents a special web-page about the death penalty
At present the Human Rights Center "Viasna " offers its readers a separate web page with the latest news and archival information gathered as a part of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders against the death penalty in Belarus": dp.spring96.org.
05.10.2013 Hrodna human rights defenders continue struggling for their constitutional rights
Hrodna human rights defenders Uladzimir Khilmanovich, Raman Yurhel and Viktar Sazonau filed an appeal against a verdict of the Leninski District Court of Hrodna to the Hrodna Regional Court. On 23 September Judge of the Leninski District Court of Hrodna Zhana Krauchanka considered their appeal against the decision of the Hrodna City Executive Committee to prohibit the picket in support of the political prisoner Ales Bialiatski on 4 August and upheld the actions of the authorities.
05.10.2013 Court lifts preventive supervision from Uladzimir Yaromenak
On 1 October preventive supervision was lifted from a former political prisoner, participant of the post-election protests of 19 December 2010, “Young Front” activist Uladzimir Yaromenak. The activist was informed by it by the Pershamaiski District penitentiary inspection of Minsk.
05.10.2013 Baranavichy City Executive Committee bans a picket in honor of the International Day for Decent Work
Baranavichy CEC banned the picket for the International Day for Decent Work. This became known from a letter signed by the deputy head of the executive committee, Dz. Kastsiukevich, received by an activist of the Baranavichy city unit of the Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry Ryhor Hryk.