News for 15 Dec 2014
15.12.2014 Journalist asks Office of Prosecutor General to teach records management to Mahiliou prosecutors
Ales Burakou has filed a complaint against the actions of the Mahiliou prosecutors with the Office of the Prosecutor General.
15.12.2014 Young human rights activists joined the Letter Marathon
December 14 in Minsk, Belarusian youth human rights group (BYHRG) held an action on signing postcards for liberation of political prisoners in different countries and sending postcards to the places of their imprisonment.
15.12.2014 “Alternative” Aliaksei Shubara to seven days of arrest for a picket against the policy of Vladimir Putin
The activist was detained December 12 in central Minsk, near Kastrychnitskaya Square, while holding a one-man picket with a write-red-white flag and a poster “People, we need to stop Putin urgently!” and “No to World War!” to protest against the policy of President of the Russian Federation and fomentation of World War III.
15.12.2014 Brest Regional Court refuses to reinstate lecturer at work
Former lecturer of the local medical college Aliaksandr Melnik, fired from his job in September, is still trying to challenge the order for his dismissal.
15.12.2014 Warsaw: human rights defenders from from different countries picket Azerbaijani Embassy
December 12 in Warsaw, representatives of human rights organizations from Poland, Germany, Norway, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia and Belarus gathered for a picket against the persecution of their Azerbaijani colleagues. They handed over to the Azerbaijani Embassy a statement adopted at the general meeting of the European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE), recently held in Warsaw.
15.12.2014 Homel: court refuses to instigate criminal proceedings on the lawsuit of the death row convict Aliaksandr Hrunou's mother
The Tsentralny District Court of Homel refused to institute civil proceedings against the Homel Regional Court and the Department of Corrections, which refuse to inform Volha Hrunova about the burial place of her son. December 13 woman filed an appeal against the refusal of the district court with the Homel Regional Court.