News for 17 Oct 2012
17.10.2012 Mahiliou prosecutor’s office sees no crime in actions by election commission chair
Mahiliou prosecutors found no corpus delicti in the actions of the chairman of the district election commission No. 87 Aliaksandr Kazhamiakin. The decision was received by the head of the Mahiliou regional office of the Belarusian Popular Front "Adradzhenne" Zmitser Salauyou.
17.10.2012 Mahiliou trade union activist faces labor discrimination
Aliaksei Paulouski, activist of the independent trade union of the radio electronic industry, has been denied employment at a local homebuilding company. According to the activist, this is another example of labor discrimination.
17.10.2012 Rahachou activist seeks prosecution of state-run weekly on libel charges
Civil activist Dzianis Dashkevich is urging the police department of the town of Rahachou (Homel region) to open a criminal case against the chief editor of local state-owned newspaper called “The Svabodnaye Slova” (“Free Word”) for a number of offensive publications and libel.
17.10.2012 Ales Bialiatski awarded Paris’ Honorary Freedom
Ales Bialiatski, the imprisoned leader of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” and Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights, has been bestowed Honorary Freedom (Citoyen d’honneur) of the City of Paris, after his nomination was supported by the Council of the city’s 11th arrondissement and the Mayor’s Office.
17.10.2012 Bulhakau summoned to economic court
Valer Bulhajau, the editor-in chief of Arche magazine, is to appear in the regional economic court in Hrodna on October 18.
17.10.2012 Brave heart (Video)
New mini-film about the political prisoner journalist Iryna Khalip.