News for November 2019
09.11.2019 Report on monitoring peaceful assembly on November 8 in Minsk
The peaceful assembly was a part of the candidates’ election campaigns for the House of Representatives.
08.11.2019 Belarus elections still ignore key recommendations, says OSCE ODIHR mission
The parliamentary election campaign in Belarus is low key, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights said in an interim report released 10 days before voting day set for November 17.
06.11.2019 PACE rapporteur denounces fresh death sentence in Belarus
Titus Corlatean (Romania, SOC), General Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the abolition of the death penalty, has denounced a judgment of the Brest Regional Court (Belarus) of 25 October sentencing to death Viktar Serhil in a trial concerning the murder of an eight-month-old girl.
03.11.2019 2019 parliamentary elections: Weekly report. October 28 - November 2
There were cases of abusing administrative resources for the purposes of election campaigning by the pro-government candidates, as well as creating obstacles to independent and opposition candidates in their campaigning events.
01.11.2019 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: October 2019
On October 25, the court, finding Paliyenka guilty of the alleged act, sentenced him to three years of restricted freedom without imprisonment, reducing the sentence by one year under an amnesty.