News for 2 Jul 2014
02.07.2014 Baranavichy activists bid for picketing on anniversary of Declaration on State Sovereignty of Belarus
July 1 Baranavichy civil society activists and representatives of political parties Ryhor Hryk, Viachaslau Bolbat and Siarhei Housha filed an application to Baranavichy City Executive Committee city council to hold a picket on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of Belarus.
02.07.2014 Ales Bialiatski visits Brussels and Strasbourg
July 1 Ales Bialiatski, head of the Human Rights Centre "Viasna" and Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), visited Brussels. He met with representatives of the European Union to thank them for their tireless efforts on his release and call for the struggle for the liberation of all political prisoners in Belarus and systemic changes in the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
02.07.2014 Mother of Ihar Ptichkin: Why did experts fail to determine cause of my son's death after 6 months?
Ihar Ptsichkin, an inmate of a temporary detention facility in Minsk, died of a cardiac arrest, but causes of it have not been found out.