News for 24 Jun 2014
24.06.2014 Sacha Koulaeva: Ales’ release is a sign of hope for human rights defenders facing repression in other countries
On June 23, Sacha Koulaeva, Head of Eastern Europe and Central Asia Desk of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), came to Minsk to congratulate FIDH vice-president Ales Bialiatski on his release on behalf of his colleagues from all around the world.
24.06.2014 Human Rights Watch: Bialiatski’s release is a positive step
“Every day Ales Bialiatski spent in prison was one day too many,” said Hugh Williamson, Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “From the very beginning, this case had nothing to do with justice and was solely about retaliation for Bialiatski’s human rights work.”
24.06.2014 Preventive register will not become an obstacle for Ales Bialiatski in his international activities
On June 23, head of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” Ales Bialiatski visited the criminal-executive inspection of Minsk’s Pershamaiski District Police Department, where he was registered after his early release from prison.
24.06.2014 Libereco welcomes the release of Belarussian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski
Libereco welcomes the release of Belarussian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski on 21st June 2014 under an amnesty law, under which more than 2700 people have been released from prison.