News for 24 Jun 2010
24.06.2010 Court fails to consider appeal against poor detention conditions
Brest Regional Court refused to consider an appeal against poor detention conditions at Brest pre-trial prison lodged by a ‘For Freedom’ activist Ivan Stasiuk, claiming that the regulation of prison conditions is within the authority of the Interior Ministry and cannot be questioned by courts, Aliaksandr Milinkevich’s press-service reports.
24.06.2010 Registration of Brest Viasna suspended
The Chief Department of Justice of Brest regional executive committee ruled to suspend the state registration of the ‘Brest Viasna’ human rights association due to a number of trivial reasons, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
24.06.2010 Mikalai Atukhovich suspends hunger-strike
On 23 June Mikalai Autukhovich suspended hunger-strike after a meeting with chief doctor of Minsk detention center, who promised that the prisoner’s main demand (prosthodontic treatment) would be fulfilled, Radio Racyja reports.
24.06.2010 Belarusian national Bolsheviks detained for protests against decree #60
The national Bolsheviks organized a street action in Minsk in the evening of June 23 against decree #60 on regulation of the Internet.
The action ended with detentions of the participants, BelaPAN reports.
24.06.2010 TB patients on hunger strike in Belarus
TB patients of an enclosed-type hospital for consumption in Vaukovichy (near the town of Dzyarzhynsk) have gone on hunger strike.
The patients demand the hospital administration to create normal conditions for them.