News for 5 Jul 2014
05.07.2014 Baranavichy: Mikalai Charnavus asks the court not to try him in absentia
Individual entrepreneur Mikalai Charnavus, kept in the city hospital after the arrest of July 2, filed applications to the court and prosecutor's office. He describes the events on July 2, when police major Aliaksei Hetsman gave him charges under Art. 23.34 Part 3 of the Administrative Code - organizing and conducting unauthorized mass event.
05.07.2014 Vitsebsk medic Ihar Pastnou to mark Lukashenka's 60th birhday by a picket
August 30, Vitsebsk medic truth-teller Ihar Pastnou filed an applicatin for the picket to the Kastrychnitski Distrit Executive Committee of Vitsebsk. He intends to hold the event on August 30 or the weekend after this date by picketing with a poster “Thanks to Our Father for Our Happy Life!".
05.07.2014 Brest: pressurization of students signing for Belarus' accession to Bologna process
However, in recent days the deans of some faculties of Brest universities have been reported to call the students who had signed up for it, for talks. According to the organizers of the campaign, "Oh, Bologna!", it started almost immediately after the address was sent to the Ministry of Education.
05.07.2014 PACE President is confident that hard work of Belarusian human rights defenders will yield results
Meeting with the head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) Ales Bialiatski, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Anne Brasseur assured him of the full support of the work of human rights defenders in Belarus by PACE.