News for 11 Apr 2014
11.04.2014 Babruisk: city center is not suitable for independent wheelchair trips (photos)
A healthy person can walk the distance from the city exhibition hall to the Paplauski Art Museum in several minutes. These cultural institutions are located on both sides of the central Lenin Square, and are separated by crosswalks with high curbs which are insurmountable for wheelchair users. For them, such trips take much time and are impossible without the company of volunteers or relatives.
11.04.2014 What stands behind pressurization of Ramiz Mamedau in penal colony No. 5?
The Human Rights Center “Viasna” first learned about the case of Ramiz Mamedau from an interview about the citizens who have been trying to get fair judgments for their relatives. After this, the mother of a youngster sentenced to 24 years of imprisonment, applied to the human rights defenders.
11.04.2014 Henik Loika's lawsuit against KGB turned down
The trial started. It was led by Judge Alena Siamak. Some 5-7 people came to the trial to support Mr. Loika, including the former leader of the Belarusian Popular Front Vintsuk Viachorka. The judge speaks Russian.