News for 1 Dec 2014
01.12.2014 Bialynichy activists join “Cities for Life” campaign
Civil society activists distributed the book “Who Needs Death Penalty?” by Valery Filipau. The action was timed to the joint action "Cities for Life - Cities Against the Death Penalty", which is held on November 30 in many countries.
01.12.2014 Yury Belenki to be tried once more December 3
Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Christian Party “Belarusian Popular Front Yury Belenky to stand trial for the third time. December 3 at 11 a.m., Minsk City Court will consider an administrative case for violation of the order of conduct of a mass event, the rally in Kurapaty on Forefathers' Day, November 2.
01.12.2014 Kanstantsin Mardzvintsau and Tatsiana Seviarynets got fined as well
On December 1, two more people photographed on November 5 in Vitsebk were fined under charges of violating the procedure of holding mass events.
01.12.2014 UN Human Rights Committee deplores Belarus execution
The United Nations Human Rights Committee is gravely concerned that Belarus has executed a person whose complaint was under consideration by the Committee. The Committee was informed that the death sentence against Aliaksandr Hrunou was carried out on 22 October 2014. Mr. Hrunou had been found guilty of murder and sentenced to death by the Homel Regional Court in December 2013.
01.12.2014 Independent journalist Andrei Mialeshka to be tried December 2
December 2, Hrodna journalist Andrei Mialeshka will be tried once again for cooperation with the independent media without accreditation. November 29, he received a subpoena by registered mail. The hearing will take place at the Leninski District Court of Hrodna.
01.12.2014 Political prisoner Eduard Lobau marks 26th birthday
Eduard Lobau was born in Vilnius on December 1, 1988.