News for 15 Oct 2013
15.10.2013 Review-Chronicle of Human Rights Violations in September 2013
In September, there was no positive dynamics in the field of human rights, the situation remained stably poor, being accompanied with a further conservation of the negative trends that have evolved over the past months.
15.10.2013 Hunger strike at Mazyr refinery: new methods of pressure from Deputy Director General, former head of local KGB department?
Two leaders of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union’s office at the Mazyr-based refinery have been on hunger strike at their workplace since October 14. The hunger strike was started by Yury Shvets and later joined by his deputy, Vasil Alkhouski. The latter decided to support the protest, despite being on sick leave after he broke his leg.
15.10.2013 The essence of the activity therapy centers (LTPs) in Belarus
As part of the monitoring of places of detention of citizens in the Republic of Belarus the Human Rights Center "Viasna" proposes to your attention an article about the system of ATCs, the legislation on compulsory isolation of those suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction and its practical application.