News for 27 Oct 2015
27.10.2015 Customs officials to drop charges against human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka
On October 26, human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka wrote to the Homieĺ customs department to remind about the expiration of a period for administrative prosecution in a case opened against him on charges of resisting a lawful request of an official.
27.10.2015 Detention conditions improved in jails in Minsk and Smaliavičy after complaint from activist
In 2015, Leanid Kulakou, activist of the European Belarus opposition movement, has served two short jail terms in the temporary detention facilities in Smaliavičy and Minsk. The penalties were imposed on the activist or taking part in two protests, including in solidarity with political prisoner Yury Rubtsou.