News for 18 Oct 2012

Baranavichy human rights defender appeals actions by police officials

18.10.2012 Baranavichy human rights defender appeals actions by police officials

Baranavichy human rights defender Siarhei Housha has submitted a complaint to the Minister of the Interior, appealing illegal actions by the officials of Baranavichy city police department and Brest police chiefs.

Brest Regional Court turns down complaint against local officials

18.10.2012 Brest Regional Court turns down complaint against local officials

On 18 October, the Judicial Panel for Civil Cases of Brest Regional Court dismissed a complaint by Dzianis Turchaniak, local coordinator of the For Freedom opposition movement, who had urged the Court to redirect his complaint against the administration of Brest Leninski District for consideration by an inferior court.

Why did arrestee die in Minsk pre-trial prison’s hospital?

18.10.2012 Why did arrestee die in Minsk pre-trial prison’s hospital?

As part of the monitoring of the penitentiary system carried out by the Human Rights Center "Viasna", human rights defenders keep receiving letters in which prison inmates provide specific evidence of human rights violations against people in custody and serving sentences, including allegations of torture, and other evidence of inhumane treatment to prisoners.

18.10.2012 ARCHE editor Valer Bulhakau fined

Hrodna Regional Court fined today Valer Bulhakau, editor-in-chief of the ARCHE literary magazine, 500,000 rubles for illegal selling of the edition, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.

18.10.2012 Euroradio reporter out of parliament building over security concerns

The new members of the House of Representatives will gather for the first time today, with Alexander Lukashenka set to attend the first session of parliament.

Slutsk activists campaign for barrier-free pedestrian crossings

18.10.2012 Slutsk activists campaign for barrier-free pedestrian crossings

The volunteers of the civil campaign “Nash Dom” (“Our House”) have collected more than three hundred signatures of the residents of Slutsk (Minsk region) to urge the executive committee and the council of deputies to bring the height of curbs in compliance with building codes.

2023: February January

2022: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2021: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2020: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2019: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2018: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2017: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2016: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2015: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2014: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2013: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2012: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2011: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2010: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2009: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2008: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2007: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2006: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2005: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2004: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2003: December November October September August July June May April March February January

2002: December November October September

Partnership

Membership