News for 27 Nov 2015
27.11.2015 PACE: Belarus needs to increase citizens’ trust in elections
Head of the PACE election observation mission Reha Denemeç has published a report about the presidential election held in Belarus on October 11, 2015.
27.11.2015 Lawtrend writes to UN Special Rapporteurs about pressure on journalists and human rights defenders
At least 12 people were charged with illegal demonstrating as a result of a protest held on November 24 in central Minsk. The Legal Transformation Center Lawtrend has prepared a communication, which was joined by the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, to complain about the incident.
27.11.2015 Court of Appeals in Baku confirms 7.5-year prison term for critical journalist Khadija Ismayilova
On November 25, the Baku Court of Appeals upheld the 7.5-year sentence for investigative journalist and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty contributor Khadija Ismayilova, RFE/RL Azerbaijani service said.