News for 23 Nov 2012
23.11.2012 Brest: visually impaired fight for equality
Mrs. Iryna Yurenia, chair of the Brest regional organization "BelTIZ", believes that the rehabilitation of the visually impaired is a complex problem of the entire society, so the state and public institutions should pay more attention to the issue, as the problem affects 3,000 people in Brest alone.
23.11.2012 Human rights defender Barys Bukhel seeks to refute false information
Mahiliou human rights defender Barys Bukhel lodged a claim with head of the Internal Affairs Department of Mahiliou Region Baleika, following a publication on the Department’s website on 8 December 2011, entitled “Everyone, really, has the right to... Or what right does human rights defender Barys Bukhel protect?”
23.11.2012 Ales Byalyatski awarded with Petra Kelly Prize
Byalyatski's wife Natallya Pinchuk received the award on behalf of the political prisoner.
23.11.2012 Andrei Haidukou can’t receive medicines and letters in prison
Andrei Haidukou, resident of Navapolatsk, has been in the KGB detention center since November 8, facing criminal charges "for treason to the state through intelligence activities." Andrei’s parents and friends cannot believe that he could be involved in spying, his detention in Vitsebsk being a total surprise to them.