News for 14 Aug 2014
14.08.2014 Andrey Makarevich: “Fountains are working in Slovyansk, children ride bicycles”
The musician told Radio Liberty about his trip to the Ukrainian city of Slovyansk and his concert for children and Ukrainian refugees in Svyatogorsk.
14.08.2014 Donetsk human rights activists assert that Ukrainian state bears partial responsibility for increase of number of militants
In eastern Ukraine, former convicts who had problems with employment even in the times of peace, face great challenges: only a small part of them can solve their problems without resorting to illegal armed groups.
14.08.2014 Baranavichy: Viktar Statkevich is looking forward to release of his son from jail
August 13, Baranavichy representatives of political parties and public organizations visited Viktar Statkevich and congratulated him on the 58th anniversary of his son Mikalai who is serving a sentence in prison № 4 in Mahiliou.
14.08.2014 Aleh Korban at large so far
As reported by lawyer Volha Bezbarodkina, that the ruling on the ten-day arrest for Mr. Korban hasn't yet entered into force. She has appealed it to the Minsk City Court.
14.08.2014 “We are all to blame for what is happening in the Ukraine...”
This was stated by media expert Svitlana Yeremenko during the round table "One country. Civil unity, struggle against separatism and occupation, resistance to informational aggression on the example of the Dnipropetrovsk region", held on 12 August.
14.08.2014 Azerbaijan: husband and wife attempt suicide in front of Presidential Administration
On Thursday, Jala Talibova and her husband Elchin Salahov tried to commit suicide by burning themselves in front of the Presidential Administration in Baku.
14.08.2014 Illia Dabratvor: “Two judges refused to try me, but Judge Motyl agreed, as usual”
The activist of the public association "Alternative" Illia Dabratvor who was released from the detention center in Akrestsin Street on August 12, told the Human Rights Centre "Viasna" about his "mysterious" detention, conviction, and why this arrest term in the detention center was the most difficult one for him.