News on the topic: appeal

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.

BPF deputy head appeals fine to Supreme Court

28.05.2015 BPF deputy head appeals fine to Supreme Court

On May 27, BPF deputy head Ryhor Kastusiou has sent a supervisory appeal to the Chairman of the Supreme Court.

Hrodna Regional Court dismisses appeal by freelance journalists

27.05.2015 Hrodna Regional Court dismisses appeal by freelance journalists

Freelance journalists Ales Dzianisau and Ales Kirkevich have received a negative decision from the Hrodna Regional Court, after Judge Sviatlana Dalhashei dismissed their appeals.

Baranavičy District Court dismisses appeal against ban on May Day picket

22.05.2015 Baranavičy District Court dismisses appeal against ban on May Day picket

Baranavičy District Court heard yesterday an appeal filed by local trade union activist Ryhor Hryk, who challenged a ban on the May Day rally imposed by the local executive committee. As a result, Judge Mikalai Selimanovich found the activist’s claims groundless.

Supreme Court turns down appeal by Mahilioŭ journalist

20.05.2015 Supreme Court turns down appeal by Mahilioŭ journalist

The Supreme Court represented by Deputy Chairman Ruslan Aniskevich considered an appeal by journalist Ales Burakou against an earlier decision of Mahilioŭ’s Lieninski District Court of 8 October 2014, which fined him 6 million rubles for the illegal production of media products, as well as the decision of the Mahilioŭ Regional Court of 20 November 2014, which upheld the judgment.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal by disabled rights activist

19.05.2015 Supreme Court dismisses appeal by disabled rights activist

Yury Liashenka, a disabled civil society activist from Svietlahorsk, has received from the Supreme Court a response to his complaint asking the court to cancel the decision of the Svietlahorsk District Court to punish him for illegal picketing.

Freelance journalists in Homieĺ appeal fine over “illegal interviews”

30.04.2015 Freelance journalists in Homieĺ appeal fine over “illegal interviews”

Freelance journalists Natallia Kryvashei and Kanstantsin Zhukouski, who were earlier fined 5.4 million rubles each for allegedly making “illegal interviews”, have filed their appeals to the Regional Court. They are asking the court to assess their actions under international law, as provided by Article 2 of the Law on Mass Media.

Mahilioŭ Regional Court turns down appeal by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok

30.04.2015 Mahilioŭ Regional Court turns down appeal by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok

The Mahilioŭ Regional Court considered today an appeal by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok, whose initial sentence by the court of Mahilioŭ’s Lieninski District Court was extended on February 26 by one year and three days. The prisoner was charged with 16 violations of prison rules, the main of which was wearing a tracksuit instead of prison uniform.

Court in Brest dismisses appeal by freelance journalist

30.04.2015 Court in Brest dismisses appeal by freelance journalist

Journalist Ina Khomich attempted to challenge a decision by the Court of Brest’s Maskoŭski district, according to which she was fined 30 basic units (5.4 million) under Article 22.9 of the Code of Administrative Offences – “distribution and production of media products”.

Trade union activist appeals ban on May Day picket in Baranavičy

27.04.2015 Trade union activist appeals ban on May Day picket in Baranavičy

Ryhor Hryk, leader of the Baranavičy office of the independent trade union of radio electronic industry, filed today a complaint in the Baranavičy District and City Court to challenge a ban imposed by the city executive committee on a picket scheduled for May 1.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal by critical blogger’s son

27.04.2015 Supreme Court dismisses appeal by critical blogger’s son

Aliaksei Zhalnou, the son of a blogger Aleh Zhalnou, has received an official response from the Supreme Court signed by Valery Kalinkovich, deputy chairman of the court. Aliaksei Zhalnou sought to overturn the sentence imposed by Judge Yuliya Beraziuk of the Babrujsk Court, who sentenced him to three years in an open-type penal colony.

Chairman of Hrodna Regional Court turns down appeal by local UCP leader

24.04.2015 Chairman of Hrodna Regional Court turns down appeal by local UCP leader

Aliaksandra Vasilevich, head of the Hrodna regional office of the United Civil Party, has received a negative decision from Chairman of the Hrodna Regional Court in a continued challenge against the penalty imposed on her by the Svislač District Court on 16 December 2014.

Journalist Viktar Parfionenka files appeal to Chairman of Supreme Court

23.04.2015 Journalist Viktar Parfionenka files appeal to Chairman of Supreme Court

Journalist Viktar Parfionenka has filed an appeal to the Chairman of the Supreme Court Valiantsin Sukala. Earlier, the Lieninski District Court of Minsk refused to open a civil case against the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, which over the past few years rejected seven applications for accreditation with Radio Racyja.

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