News for 11 Aug 2014
11.08.2014 Azerbaijan: Intiqam Aliyev appeals his arrest
Another authoritative Azerbaijani human rights activist, was arrested in Baku on 8 August. Intiqam Aliyev is the head of the Legal Education Society, whose activity was checked within the framework of a criminal case against local and foreign NGOs.
11.08.2014 Biaroza human rights activists seek amendment of regulation on mass events
Biaroza human rights defenders T. Shchapiotkina and Siarhei Rusetski have been struggling with Biaroza District Executive Committee for almost a year, trying to exercise their civil right to picketing, one of the obstacles to which is the regulation of the executive committee on mass events, adopted back in 2009.
11.08.2014 Judge Motyl: “I know you plead guilty”
Human rights defenders learned the details of the secret detention of the activist of “Alternative” Aleh Keral on August 5.
11.08.2014 UN Secretary-General urges all interested parties to lasting and peaceful political solution to conflict in eastern Ukraine
The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in parts of eastern Ukraine. Innocent civilians trapped in the fighting continue to lose their lives. The number of those who are fleeing the area continues to grow. Restoring vital infrastructure, not least for water and sanitation, is essential for a return to normal life.
11.08.2014 Send a letter of support to arrested activists in Azerbaijan!
For one week in Azerbaijan was arrested three human rights activist: Leyla Yunus, Rasul Jafarov and Arif Yunus. Each - for three months. At the same time, Azerbaijan is the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
11.08.2014 Baranavichy: Tax inspectorate refuses to issue complaint book to individual entrepreneur
August 9, individual entrepreneur Mikalai Charnavus applied to the Ministry for Taxes and Duties asking to oblige the head of the Baranavichyax Inspectorate to create a stand for the book of complaints and suggestions.