News for 11 Jun 2014
11.06.2014 Belarusian human rights activists got acquainted with the Swedish system of human rights protection
In early June, the activists of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Viktar Sazonau from Hrodna, Ales Kaputski from Maladzechna, Tamara Shchapetkina from Biaroza, and Sviatlana Lapitskaia from Zhodzina visited Stockholm to get acquainted with the Swedish system of human rights protection, and with the work of Swedish colleagues.
11.06.2014 Andrei Paluda: it is extremely important to inform people on the problem of death penalty
The issue of abolition of the death penalty in Belarus should not be solved artificially and briskly. The society “should maturate for it”, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Uladzimir Makei said in an interview.
11.06.2014 Journalist Maksim Khliabets warned against cooperation with foreign mass media
Independent journalist Maksim Khliabets was warned against his cooperation with foreign mass media without accreditation. In Brest region public prosecutor’s office he was told that the reason for the warning is two articles that appeared on the website of the Belarusian Radio “Racyja”.
11.06.2014 The trial of journalist Andrei Mialeshka protracts
On 11 June, another session on the administrative case against freelance journalist Andrei Mialeshka, who is accused of producing and distributing information products illegally, was held in the Kastrychnitski district court of Hrodna.