News for 18 Feb 2013
18.02.2013 Mahiliou Regional Court upholds KGB’s supervision over BCD activist
The Court of Mahiliou Region dismissed today a complaint lodged by Aleh Aksionau, local activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, to demand the cancellation of supervision measures imposed on him by the KGB. The activist says he is preparing a complaint to the President of the Regional Court.
18.02.2013 Trial of BCD Vitsebsk activists put off till 21 February
The trial of Stanislau Laurenau and Aliaksei Kishchuk, activists of the Belarusian Christian Democracy facing administrative charges for illegal picketing in central Vitsebsk on Friday afternoon, will be resumed on 21 February, after Judge Ina Hrabouskaya met the defendants’ motion requesting a counsel.
18.02.2013 Journalist Barazenka summoned to prosecutor's office
The cameraman was invited to the Minsk city prosecutor's office on February 20, Wednesday.
18.02.2013 Justice Department fails to address violations by Salihorsk Court
A new way to counter those wishing to complain to the UN Human Rights Committee is beginning to be applied in practice.
18.02.2013 Rights activist asks Lukashenka to say how many death sentences he commuted
Brest-based human rights defender Raman Kislyak has petitioned Alyaksandr Lukashenka to make public information about how many people sentenced to execution have been spared death by him since his election as president in 1994.