News for 10 Apr 2014
10.04.2014 UN Human Rights Committee registered Aliaksandr Hrunou's communication
April 8, the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence to a 25-year-old resident of Homel Aliaksandr Hrunou. On this occasion, he appealed to the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations.
10.04.2014 Viktar Adzinochanka: Lukashenka's statement influenced the verdict on Hrunou's case
Homel resident Aliaksandr Hrunou was repeatedly sentenced to death. The representative of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee in Homel, candidate of phylosophical sciences Viktar Adzinochanka commented on the verdict, issued by the Supreme Court of Belarus on April 8.
10.04.2014 "BelSat" journalist beaten in Donetsk
Ales Barazenka, a correspondent of Belsat Belarusian TV channel,was attacked in Donetsk. Barazenka was attacked by strangers after shooting a news story, Belsat reports.
10.04.2014 Political prisoner Andrei Haidukou transferred to “Vitsba-3”
As reported by human rights activists, on April 6 the political prisoner was transferred from the Mahiliou penal colony to the Vitsebsk penal colony "Vitsba- 3".
10.04.2014 Brest resident to be punished for picket against quick execution of death sentences
The action, which was attended by Dzmitry Rabtsevich, took place on 28 March, when he went into the city center with a banner on which was written "No toFast Executions" and "Life or Death".
10.04.2014 Mikalai Statkevich's father fears he won't see his son anymore
Baranavichy activists Viktar Syrytsa, Siarhei Housha, Anzhalika Kambalava and Mikalai Antanovich have paid a visit to Viktar Syrytsa, the father of the political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich.