News for 5 Jul 2016
05.07.2016 Riot police raid punk festival in Biaroza
A DIY punk music festival was brutally dispersed by riot policemen in the Biaroza district on July 2, reports in social networks say.
05.07.2016 World Congress against the Death Penalty calls on retentionist states to ratify Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR
Retentionist states should “follow the 81 countries that have already ratified the UN Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights”, says the Final Declaration of the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty, which was held in Oslo on June 21-23.
05.07.2016 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: June 2016
The Committee on the Application of Standards of the International Labor Organization (ILO) called on the Belarusian authorities to bring the national legislation into compliance with the ILO Convention No. 29.