News for 4 Dec 2013
04.12.2013 Babruisk UCP files an application for a picket of solidarity with Ukrainians
Viktar Buzinayeu, the chairman of the Babruisk UCP organization, filed an application for holding a picket of solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
04.12.2013 Hrodna: holding a picket costs more than 23 million rubles
On 4 December the Leninski District Court of Hrodna considered a complaint of the Hrodna human rights defenders Viktar Sazonau, Uladzimir Khilmanovich and Raman Yurhel against the prohibition of the picket they intended to hold on 10 October, the World Day Against the Death Penalty, by the Hrodna City Executive Committee.
04.12.2013 Prison solidarity: Bahrain-Belarus
Nabeel Rajab, the head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and Deputy Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), who is in custody in Bahrain, sends his Belarusian counterpart on the International board of FIDH, political prisoner Ales Bialiatski words of solidarity.
04.12.2013 Mahiliou Regional Court dismissed the case against the newspaper “Volny Horad”
On 4 December in Mahiliou the judicial board on civil cases of the Mahiliou Regional Court considered the appeal of the publisher of the newspaper "Volny Horad" Uladzimir Kudrautsau.
04.12.2013 Homel: trials for “Dziady” (“Forefathers Eve”) action
The member of the United Civil Party Uladzimir Shytsikau received a summons to the Navabelitski District Court of Homel for consideration of the administrative case, according to which the head of the division of public order of the Navabelitski District Police Department of Homel, Lieutenant Colonel Henadz Khilkevich accuses him of violating the order of organizing and holding mass events. The trial is scheduled for 10 December.
04.12.2013 Appeal on the case of the association of Baranavichy Ukrainians to be held on 23 December
The head association of Baranavichy Ukrainians "Kobzar" Mikalai Charnavus received a letter from Baranavichy City and District Court, signed by the deputy chairman of the court S. Snezhka and judge M. Selmanovich, in which it is stated that the consideration of his appeal will be held by the Board on Civil Cases of the Brest Regional Court at 11.00 a.m. on 23 December in Savetskikh Pamezhnikau Street, 41.
04.12.2013 Brest Regional Court upholds the ban on a picket in Biaroza
Brest Regional Court dismissed the appeal of human rights defenders from Biaroza, who asked to recognize as illegal the ban on the picket they intended to hold on 4 August, and reverse the decision of the Biaroza District Court, which declared the decision of the Executive Committee lawful.
04.12.2013 State officials continue ignoring the Belarusian language
The deputy head of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) Ihar Barysau received an answer in the Russian language to his complaint about the placement of flags of the Russian Federation on the windshields of buses.
04.12.2013 Slonim District Executive Committee has banned 5 pickets already
The official correspondence between the civil activist Ales Masiuk and the executive committee continues, Mr. Masiuk continues filing applications for pickets, whereas the authorities still reject them.
04.12.2013 Brest UCP organization eager to hold a procession in support of the Ukrainian people
Brest regional organization of the United Civil Party filed an application for holding a procession in Lenin Street on 21 December.