Constitutional Court Proposes to Chamber of Representatives to Provide Real Equality to Belarusian and Russian Languages

2003 2003-12-16T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the letter, sent to Head of “Belarusian Language Society” Aleh Trusaw by vice-Head of the Constitutional Court Aliaksandr Maryskin it was said that the Court adopted the protocol decision “About the usage of the Belarusian and the Russian languages in the tertiary industries, turnover of plastic cards and in the system of State social insurance”. Aleh Trusaw expressed his gratitude to the Constitutional Court for “attentive treatment of the case” and the hope that in 2004 the appropriate amendments would be introduced in the Law on languages and the country’s citizens would have the possibility to make a large step forward in the case of revival of their mother tongue, national history and culture”.

(Radio “Liberty”)