News for 8 Apr 2014
08.04.2014 Another death sentence issued in Belarus
26-year-old Homel resident Aliaksandr Hrunou has been repeatedly sentenced to death. According to the lawyer, the young man does not believe that he can be pardoned by the President, and therefore he is not sure whether he will apply for clemency.
08.04.2014 Political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich released from jail
In prison, he was twice offered to write a petition for clemency to Lukashenka. The political prisoner refused to do it, not to be mocked for his “weakness” afterwards.
08.04.2014 Belarus: Confirmation in appeal of the ban of a book written by Mr. Ales Bialiatski
Statement of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders concerning the confirmation of the ban of "Enlightened by Belarusianness", authored by the imprisoned head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Ales Bialiatski.
08.04.2014 Political prisoner Eduard Lobau has problems with mail correspondence
Not all the letters come through from Eduard Lobau, who is serving imprisonment term in the penal colony number 22 in Ivatsevichy.
08.04.2014 Khotsimsk: civil society activist asks police to find slanderers
April 7, Valery Karankevich, a civil society activist from the urban settlement of Khotsimsk, applied to the Khotsimsk District Police Department.