News on the topic: activity therapy centers
29.08.2014 Political prisoner Vasil Parfiankou to celebrate birthday in prison
On August 30, political prisoner Vasil Parfiankou is going to celebrate another birthday in prison. The activist was taken into custody on December 5, 2013 after he was convicted under Article 421 of the Criminal Code (“non-compliance with preventive supervision restrictions”).
31.07.2014 Expert analysis of legal amendments governing detention in activity therapy centers (LTPs)
Having analyzed legal amendments governing detention in activity therapy centers (so called LTPs), Pavel Sapelka, an expert in the prison system law, states that LTPs still perform punitive functions, and the expected increase in the number of these institutions will certainly entail a boost in the number of persons held in them.
24.07.2014 Police violently throw people in LTPs: Evidence by Minsk resident
The Human Rights Center “Viasna” received a complaint from a resident of Minsk who told about the artful ways in which police officers seem to be following a plan for filling the activity labor centers of Belarus (so called LTPs).
15.10.2013 The essence of the activity therapy centers (LTPs) in Belarus
As part of the monitoring of places of detention of citizens in the Republic of Belarus the Human Rights Center "Viasna" proposes to your attention an article about the system of ATCs, the legislation on compulsory isolation of those suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction and its practical application.