News for 25 Jan 2011

General Prosecutor’s Office misinforms Belarusian citizens and international community

25.01.2011 General Prosecutor’s Office misinforms Belarusian citizens and international community

The persons in custody at the KGB pre-trial prison are provided with access to legal protection and visits by their relatives, says Belarusian General Prosecutor’s Office spokesman in an interview with the BelaPAN news agency. However, according to information of the Human Rights center “Viasna”, the statement of the prosecuting authorities is not true.

Polish lawyers support Belarusian advocates

25.01.2011 Polish lawyers support Belarusian advocates

The Human Rights Commission of the Supreme Council of the Bar Association of Poland has released a statement, expressing its deep concern over the recent facts, when the arrested after the 19 December protest, including four former presidential candidates, have been unable to access their legal counsels.

Independent journalist summoned for interrogation (updated)

25.01.2011 Independent journalist summoned for interrogation (updated)

Aliaksandr Ulitsionak, journalist of the “Svobodnye Novosti” independent weekly, has been summoned for interrogation to KGB.

Martin Uggla: “We should demand the release of political prisoners now, but that is not enough…”

25.01.2011 Martin Uggla: “We should demand the release of political prisoners now, but that is not enough…”

Martin Uugla, chair of the Östgruppen Swedish Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights, was not allowed to enter Belarus during the recent political campaign of 2010. In his interview, Mr. Martin Uugla speaks on the current situation in Belarus and evaluates the working conditions of Belarusian human rights defenders.

Minsk student detained for interrogation by KGB

25.01.2011 Minsk student detained for interrogation by KGB

On 25 January, Fiodar Mirzayanau, student of the Belarusian State Economic University, has been reportedly detained and taken to KGB department for interrogation.

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