News for 2 Oct 2012

Human Rights Watch: Stop intimidation of political prisoners

02.10.2012 Human Rights Watch: Stop intimidation of political prisoners

Belarusian authorities should immediately end all harassment and intimidation of the political prisoners Ales Bialiatski and Zmitser Dashkevich, Human Rights Watch said today. Belarus should order an immediate investigation of all instances of mistreatment of detainees held on politically motivated charges, which activists say has increased recently, Human Rights Watch said.

Hrodna Region Court turns down Ales Pushkin's appeal

02.10.2012 Hrodna Region Court turns down Ales Pushkin's appeal

On 2 October the Hrodna Region Court considered the appeal of artist Ales Pushkin against the verdict of the Smarhon District Court by which he had been sentenced to ten days of arrest.

Civil activist Mikalai Ulasevich charged with insubordination to police

02.10.2012 Civil activist Mikalai Ulasevich charged with insubordination to police

On 2 October two police officers came to Mikalai Ulasevich apartment and drew up a report for alleged insubordination to police (Article 23.4 of the Code of Administrative Offenses) which had allegedly taken place on 21 September.

Salihorsk prosecutor's office turns down complaint of ex-candidate

02.10.2012 Salihorsk prosecutor's office turns down complaint of ex-candidate

At the beginning of the previous week Viktar Malochka, a former candidate for the Parliament at Salihorsk city election constituency #68, filed a complaint to the Salihorsk District Prosecutor's Office and the Salihorsk City Election Commission, demanding to re-calculate the ballots at precinct #15 and compare this number with the list of electors. A similar complaint was also filed by his electioneering agent Aliaksandr Malochka.

Barysau: election commission unable to check whether there were any violations

02.10.2012 Barysau: election commission unable to check whether there were any violations

Human rights defender Aleh Matskevich received an answer to his complaint Barysau election constituency #62 almost a week after the end of the election.

Pickets against employment contracts banned across Belarus

02.10.2012 Pickets against employment contracts banned across Belarus

The city executive committee of Mahiliou forbade holding a picket in front of the city administration building on 7 October, the World Day for Decent Work.

Anatol Liabedzka accuses KGB of theft

02.10.2012 Anatol Liabedzka accuses KGB of theft

The leader of the United Civil Party (UCP) has not still received back his money, diaries and information carriers seized during the latest presidential campaign.

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