News for 9 Jul 2012
09.07.2012 Kirghiz human rights defenders remind Belarusian diplomats about Ales Bialiatski’s case
Talekan Ismailova, the head of the human rights center “Citizens against Corruption” told about the impressions of Kirghiz human rights defenders who tried to attend the official diplomatic on the occasion of the celebration of the official Independence Day by Belarus. The human rights defenders demanded an unconditional and immediate release of the head of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” and deputy-head of the International Federation for Human Rights Ales Bialiatski.
09.07.2012 People were admitted to sitting on formation of constituency election commissions of Vitsebsk region according to special list
As a result, a member of the “Fair World” Anatol Rodzik and a participant of the latest presidential election campaign Uladzimir Pravalski didn’t manage to get to the joint sitting of the Vitsebsk Region Executive Committee and the Vitsebsk Region Council, though both of them were nominated to constituency election commissions.
09.07.2012 Why weren’t members of United Civil Party included in constituency commissions of Vitsebsk region?
The party organization nominated 7 representatives to the constituency election commissions of the Vitsebsk region. The appropriate documents were sent to the Vitsebsk Region Executive Committee on 5 July. However, they were not registered.
09.07.2012 Brest authorities ban BCD rallies
Members of the steering committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy filed applications for the authorization of two rallies in Brest: on 10 July – in support of political prisoner, BCD co-head Pavel Seviarynets, and on 14 – under the slogan “Freedom to political prisoners!”
09.07.2012 Who was included in constituency election commissions?
The head of the Mahiliou regional organization of the Belarusian Popular Front Party Zmitser Salauyou stated that none of the 9 persons, nominated by the party, were included into the constituency election commissions.
09.07.2012 Number of nominees to circuit election commissions varies in different parts of Belarus (survey)
330 people were nominated to the circuit election commissions of the Brest region. As reminded by the head of the main board of the organization and personnel work of the Brest Regional Executive Committee Aliaksandr Kaliada, 16 constituency commissions for elections to the House of Representatives will be formed in the regions.
09.07.2012 Brest: Dzianis Turchaniak applies to Supreme Court
Brest coordinator of the “For Freedom" Movement Dzianis Turchaniak continues struggling for making the deputy head of the Brest City Executive Committee Viachaslau Khafizau give publicity to the decision of the authorities concerning the fate of a historical building.
09.07.2012 Vitsebsk: Alena Semenchukova complains about incarceration conditions
Vitsebsk activist of the “European Belarus” lodged an appeal to the Vitsebk Region Procuracy concerning the inappropriate conditions in the temporary detention facility in Vitsebsk. Alena Semenchukova demands that the procuracy require the MIA board of the Vitsebsk Region Executive Committee to improve the situation.
09.07.2012 Siarhei Kavalenka declared “malignant violator”
The administration of Mahiliou penal colony #19 where political prisoner Siarhei Kavalenka is serving his prison term, declared him a malignant violator of the prison regime.
09.07.2012 Cases of foreign travel restricted Hulak and Liabedzka to be considered on 16 and 17 July
The appeal of the head of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee Aleh Hulak against the actions of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a result of which he has been unlawfully put on a list of persons subject to temporary foreign travel restrictions, will be considered at 11 a.m. on 16 July at the Tsentralny District Court of Minsk.
09.07.2012 Political prisoners cannot receive medicines in parcels
Eduard Lobau was denied receiving even the medicines prescribed by a prison doctor. The “Young Front” member sent a letter from the Ivatsevichy penal colony saying he was denied a parcel with the medicines he needs for dental treatment, RFE/RL reports.