News for 20 Nov 2015
20.11.2015 Another death sentence handed down in Hrodna
The Hrodna Regional Court chaired by Judge Anatol Zayats has sentenced to death a resident of Lida District Ivan Kulesh.
20.11.2015 Minsk court fines opposition leaders Anatol Liabedzka and Viachaslau Siuchyk
The Court of Minsk’s Centraĺny district heard today the administrative charges brought against Anatol Liabedzka, leader of the United Civil Party, and opposition politician Viachaslau Siuchyk.
20.11.2015 Valiantsin Stefanovich comments on plans to prosecute Belarus mercenaries in Donbass
Interior Minister of Belarus Ihar Shunevich said when talking to reporters on November 19 that a number of Belarusians could face criminal charges for being involved in the Donbass war. Deputy Head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Valiantsin Stefanovich has highlighted some aspects of mercenary activities from a legal perspective.
20.11.2015 Svislač court fines activist over memorial event
The Svislač District Court has fined Yury Hlebik 4.5 mln rubles for involvement in a memorial event held to honor the memory of the 1863 anti-Russian uprising participants, which was held on October 31.
20.11.2015 Independent Journalists From Homel Lodged Complaints With Prosecutor General
In addition, the fined freelance journalists are going to file appeals to the US Human Rights Committee.