News for 29 Oct 2015
29.10.2015 BAJ issues report on media coverage of presidential election
The report presents the findings of the monitoring of the 2015 presidential election coverage in the Belarusian state run and independent media.
29.10.2015 Belarus to report at UN Human Rights Committee
For the first time since 1997, Belarus will present its report on the implementation of its international obligations at a session of the UN Human Rights Committee. The list of questions prepared by the Committee includes those that have been recommended by the Belarusian human rights activists.
29.10.2015 Belarus to streamline law on granting refugee status
Amendments are being prepared in the Law “On Refugees”, which are expected to simplify the procedure for obtaining refugee status and asylum in the country, according to Aliaksei Biahun, head of the Department of Citizenship and Migration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
29.10.2015 Activist in Baranavičy fined for wearing prison clothes at work
The Baranavičy City Court completed yesterday the trial of local opposition activist Ryhor Hryk, who was charges with two administrative offenses.