News on the topic: appeal

Minsk City Court quashes fine for peaceful protests

04.11.2015 Minsk City Court quashes fine for peaceful protests

Viachaslau Siuchyk, the leader of the Razam opposition movement, has won an appeal to the Minsk City Court against the Centraĺny District Court, which fined the politician 10.8 mln rubles on charges of being involved in two illegal protests staged in Minsk on September 23 and October 4.

Ex-presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich still accused in 2010 ‘rioting case’

22.10.2015 Ex-presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich still accused in 2010 ‘rioting case’

Former presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich has lost an appeal sent to the Prosecutor’s Office to challenge an earlier refusal to drop criminal charges in the December 19, 2010 post-election protest case.

Hrodna Regional Court confirms fines for freelance journalists

22.09.2015 Hrodna Regional Court confirms fines for freelance journalists

The Hrodna Regional Court heard today appeals by local freelance journalists Ales Dzianisau and Ales Kirkevich. As a result of a five-minute consideration, the judge sided with the Lieninski District Court and dismissed the journalists’ appeals.

Hrodna Regional Court turns down Mikalai Autukhovich’s appeal against police supervision

27.08.2015 Hrodna Regional Court turns down Mikalai Autukhovich’s appeal against police supervision

The Hrodna Regional Court dismissed today an appeal by former political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich filed to challenge a court ruling which extended by six months his preventive supervision.

Minsk City Court to examine video evidence in ex-presidential contender’s disorderly conduct case

20.08.2015 Minsk City Court to examine video evidence in ex-presidential contender’s disorderly conduct case

The Minsk City Court heard yesterday a complaint against a fine imposed on presidential contender Yury Shulhan together with his associate Pavel Kanavalchyk after they were detained outside the building of the Central Election Commission on July 17.

Viciebsk Regional Court turns down appeal by freelance journalist

20.08.2015 Viciebsk Regional Court turns down appeal by freelance journalist

Judge Sviatlana Ivanava of the Viciebsk Regional Court has dismissed an appeal lodged by journalist Dzmitry Lupach against a decision of the Hlybokaje District Court, which fined him 4.5 million “for cooperating with foreign media without accreditation.”

18.08.2015 Autukhovich appeals against extention of preventive supervision

Former political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich addressed to the Hrodna Regional Court with a private complaint.

Supreme Court rejects appeal by political prisoner Ihar Alinevich

31.07.2015 Supreme Court rejects appeal by political prisoner Ihar Alinevich

According to Valiantsina Alinevich, the mother of political prisoner Ihar Alinevich, she has received a letter from her son, which said that the Supreme Court has dismissed the political prisoner’s supervisory appeal.

Supreme Court rejects supervisory appeal by BPF deputy head

26.07.2015 Supreme Court rejects supervisory appeal by BPF deputy head

On July 23, Ryhor Kastusiou, deputy chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front Party, received an answer from the Supreme Court of Belarus to his appeal filed as part of supervisory procedures.

Brest Regional Court turns down appeal in Yury Rubtsou case

26.07.2015 Brest Regional Court turns down appeal in Yury Rubtsou case

On July 24, the Brest Regional Court rejected the appeal of political prisoner Yury Rubtsou against a decision of the Pružany District Court, leaving the two-year sentence unchanged. The activist, who was serving a sentence in a correctional facility of open type in the village Kuplin, Pružany district, was accused of evasion from serving the punishment of restraint of liberty (Art. 415 of the Criminal Code).

Journalist in Mahilioŭ complains to UN Human Rights Committee

29.06.2015 Journalist in Mahilioŭ complains to UN Human Rights Committee

“On June 28, I sent my complaint together with appendices – more than 30 pages in total. Human rights defenders Barys Bukhel and Leanid Sudalenka helped me prepare it, I am very grateful for that,” says Ales Burakou, a freelance journalist in Mahilioŭ.

Court in Biaroza says demand to release political prisoners is call for extremism, war and violence

29.06.2015 Court in Biaroza says demand to release political prisoners is call for extremism, war and violence

Human rights activists in Biaroza asked to overturn a ban imposed on a Freedom Day picket by the district executive committee. The picket was expected to mark the 97th anniversary of the Belarusian People’s Republic, as well as to demand the release of political prisoners.

Freelance journalist in Homieĺ appeals fine

18.06.2015 Freelance journalist in Homieĺ appeals fine

On June 18, journalist Natallia Kryvashei, who received the maximum possible penalty (a fine of 50 basic units, or 9 mln rubles), filed an appeal against the ruling of the court of Centralny district. The freelance journalist does not agree with the punishment for “illegal production of media products” without accreditation for the TV channel Belsat.

Brest Regional Court dismisses appeal by freelance journalist

29.05.2015 Brest Regional Court dismisses appeal by freelance journalist

The Brest Regional Court has considered a cassation appeal by freelance journalist Tamara Shchapiotkina, who asked to cancel the decision of the court of Brest’s Lieninski district and send the case for retrial.

Supreme Court to hear cassation appeal by death convict Siarhei Ivanou

28.05.2015 Supreme Court to hear cassation appeal by death convict Siarhei Ivanou

According to information received by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, on July 14 the Supreme Court will consider the cassation appeal by Siarhei Ivanou, a resident of Rečyca, who was sentenced to death for a brutal murder.

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