News for 6 Feb 2014
06.02.2014 “I will show the documents only at court and only to the judge”
This was the answer given by the head of the department of ideology, culture and youth affairs of the Brest City Executive Committee Aksana Dutchyk to election observer Uladzimir Vialichkin who attended the meeting of the Maskouski District Executive Committee of Brest on formation of precinct election commissions.
06.02.2014 Websites of national executive bodies fail to meet the legal requirements
Monitoring "Government bodies of the Republic of Belarus: 15 years online" was performed lawyers of the Legal Transformation Center (Lawtrend). They studied 45 sites of government agencies and organizations.
06.02.2014 Salihorsk District Court upholds the ban on a Human Rights Day picket
On February 4 the Salihorsk District Court considered the appeal of the socio-political activist Uladzimir Shyla against the nban on his picket, issued by the Salihorsk District Executive Committee.
06.02.2014 Rechytsa: adverse discrimination of activists of “Fair World” during formation of PECs
February 4 a joint meeting of the Rechytsa District Executive Committee and the Rechytsa District Council was conducted to form precinct election commissions. The meeting was attended by election observer Valery Putsitski.
06.02.2014 Chair of Hrodna REC no longer heads the commission, but remains an MP
On February 5 Khotsimsk civil society activist Valery Karankevich received an answer from the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus to his repeated appeal to Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Uladzimir Andreichanka.
06.02.2014 Camera crew briefly detained in Miory
On February 6, in the evening, journalists Siarzhuk Kruchkou, Nasta Reznikava and cameraman Aliaksandr Patseyeu were detained for several hours in the regional town Miory (Vitsebsk region).
06.02.2014 Analytic report “Belarus: Time for Media Reform”
On February 6, an analytic report on media situation in Belarus was presented at the office of the Belarusian Association of Journalists.
06.02.2014 Ihar Pastnou: by banning pickets the authorities push people to active protests
The psychiatrist failed to challenge the ban on a picket in memory of victims of police brutality.