News for 17 Oct 2013
17.10.2013 UCP member Anton Zhylko detained in Minsk
Anton Zhylko, activist of the United Civil Party, was detained today at the entrance to the MAZ plant while distributing the UCP’s newsletter Holas Rozumu ("Voice of Reason"), which calls to fight for fair elections.
17.10.2013 Brest freelance journalist complains to President of Supreme Court
Press photographer Milana Kharytonava is appealing an earlier judgment of the court of first instance and a decision of the Civil Division of the Brest Regional Court in the protection of honor, dignity and business reputation.
17.10.2013 Signatures for abolition of death penalty in Belarus collected in Berlin
An action against the death penalty in Belarus has been recently held in Berlin. It was organized by activists of the Berlin office of the human rights organization Amnesty International and dedicated to the World Day against the Death Penalty.
17.10.2013 Parliament keeps violating public petitions law
The General Prosecutor's Office forwarded a complaint by United Civil Party activist Viktar Malochka to the House of Representatives, which eventually confirmed violations of the Law "On Public Appeals” by MPs representing Salihorsk constituencies Yauhen Abalenski and Taisa Danilevich.