News for 15 Jul 2014
15.07.2014 Brest authorities ban series of pickets for unity and independence of Ukraine
Brest activists of the regional organization of the United Civil Party were denied holding five pickets, aimed at promoting the values of state sovereignty and independence and the expression of solidarity with the Ukrainian people in their aspirations to preserve the integrity and independence of Ukraine.
15.07.2014 Aliaksandr Hrunou visited bylawyer on death row
Human rights defenders continue to monitor the situation of the Homel resident Aliaksandr Hrunou, sentenced to death. Since the Supreme Court Chairman, Valiantsin Sukala personally dismissed the review appeal of his lawyer, the death sentence can be implemented at any time.
15.07.2014 Mazyr: human rights activist intends to hold picket in support of political prisoners
Human rights defender Uladzimir Malei applied to the Mazyr District Executive Committee to hold a picket in support of political prisoners on August 3.
15.07.2014 Authorities ignore appeal of civil society activist from Khotsimsk
Valery Karankevich has not yet received a response to his complaint to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus, although he filed it more than 1.5 months ago. since its direction has been more than a month.
15.07.2014 Office of Prosecutor General and Minsk Regional Executive Committee ignore application of Salihorsk activist of United Civil Party
Back in late February Salihorsk member of the United Civil Party Viktor Malochka appealed to the Prosecutor General of Belarus askin him to check the legality of the allocation of land for construction of so-called "multi-function pharmacies" However, his request was ignored.
15.07.2014 Discussion on use of death penalty in Belarus held in Vilnius
The death penalty is irreversible, the miscarriage of justice in the case of the death penalty can not be corrected. This was told to the students of the human rights school in Vilnius by Tamara Chikunova - well-known human rights activist, founder of the organization "Mothers Against the Death Penalty and Torture."
15.07.2014 Homel factory on strike
Workers of the factory “8 March” demand to raise wages.
15.07.2014 Human rights in Belarus in June 2014
In June, the systemic and systematic nature of human rights violations was preserved. Opportunities of exercising civil and political, social and economic rights guaranteed by the Constitution and international standards were still extremely limited in their essence. Dissidents were subjected to pressure, intimidation and harassment.