News for 28 May 2010
28.05.2010 Supreme Court upholds registration denial to Belarusian branch of international human rights group
The Supreme Court of Belarus has dismissed an appeal filed by founders of a Belarusian branch of the Ukrainian-based International Helsinki Association for Human Rights against the denial of registration by the justice ministry.
The Court pronounced the judgment on May 26.
28.05.2010 UN Human Rights Committee registers complaints by Brest pro-dem activists
The UN Human Rights Committee registered communications by four Brest pro-democratic activists Dzianis Turchaniak, Iryna Laurouskaya, Valery Faminski and Raman Kisliak under # 1948/2010.
28.05.2010 Amnesty International’s Report is a signal for Belarusian authorities, say human rights activists
Belarusian human rights activists say that the annual Report 2010 released by the Amnesty International human rights organization is a grave signal for the Belarusian authorities to promptly start the liberalization of the national legislation and bring the means of its implementation in accordance with the international standards in the field of civil and political rights.
28.05.2010 UCP Hrodna activist faces civil charges
Dzmitry Bandarchuk, Hrodna activist of the United Civil Party, is charged with illegal distribution of the ‘Novy Chas’ independent newspaper.