Homel Chyhunachny Borough Court Dissatisfies Suit of “BDG” Subscriber

2004 2004-04-23T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to RFE/RL, the subscriber of “Belorusskaya Delovaya Gazeta” Uladzimir Katsora tried to return 38 000 rubles he paid for subscription to the newspaper and exact from the Homel regional post 500 000 rubles as compensation of moral harm to him. In his opinion, the post deprived him of the source of information.

Atthe trial it was found that the postal department wasn’t a juridical body and can’t be a defendant. Judge Maltsaw agreed that Homel regional post couldn’t bear responsibility for actions of Belarusian republican post that, according to Judge, ordered to stop the distribution of the newspaper. As a result, Judge Maltsaw decided to direct the suit of Uladzimir Katsora to Minsk Leninski Borough Court and address it to Belarusian republican post.