News for 3 Dec 2013
03.12.2013 Mikalai Statkevich files another complaint to the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations
On 18 November, 2013 a personal communication (complaint) of the former presidential candidate at the 2010 elections Mikalai Statkevich was sent to the UN Human Rights Committee (UN HRC). The interests of Statkevich at the UN HRC are represented by his wife Maryna Adamovich.
03.12.2013 Andrei Paluda: “I choose life!”
The coordinator of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders against the death penalty in Belarus" Andrei Paluda visited Rome together with the well-known advocate of the world-wide abolition of the death penalty, Uzbek human rights activist Tamara Chikunova, to take part in the events dedicated to the problem of death penalty and human rights violations.
03.12.2013 Local elections to be held 23 March
The date of the local elections was approved by Aliaksandr Lukashenka during a meeting with the head of the Central Commission on Elections and Holding Republican Referenda, Lidziya Yarmoshyna.
03.12.2013 Hrodna journalist gets warned by the prosecutor's office
Hrodna Regional Prosecutor's Office issued an official warning to independent journalist Ales Dzianisau, also known as a rock-musician. Conversation with Dzianisau was held by the deputy head of the department of Hrodna Regional Prosecutor's Office, Valery Paviadaika. The warning concered the work of the journalist on the Day of commemoration of the rebels of 1863 in the town of Svislach, held at the end of October.
03.12.2013 Specialists of the Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have prepared proposals on amendments to the Education Code
There is a possibility that the next year the Education Code will be amended. It will be done after holding the monitoring based on the existing problems in this sphere.