News for 12 Apr 2013
12.04.2013 Vitsebsk: civil activist Piotr Ivanov gets detained
Mr. Ivanou was taken to the police department of Vitsebsk Regional Executive Committee on 12 April.
12.04.2013 Youth Human Rights Movement gets nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Norwegian Nobel Committee included the Youth Human Rights Movement in the list of nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize 2013. This network of organizations was nominated for the prize for educational and human rights activities in different countries. This became a peculiar gift to the human rights defenders on the International Day of Youth Actions for Human Rights, 9 April.
12.04.2013 Public viewing and discussion on film "Torture in Belarus. Apocalypsis"
On 15 April the Lithuanian cinema festival "Inconvenient Cinema" and the Belarusian Human Rights House invite all interested persons to the opening view of a documentary about tortures and cases of cruel and inhumane treatment of citizens by law-enforcement officers, and the following discussion with the film producer and its heroes.
12.04.2013 Salihorsk activists appeal Freedom Day picket prohibition at court
Salihorsk civil activist Uladzimir Shyla filed an appeal against the picket prohibition to Salihorsk District Court.
12.04.2013 Vitsebsk: holding of picket is hindered by... box
Vitsebsk activists received a letter from the ambulance, which refused to send a car to their picket on 12 April due to alleged business.
12.04.2013 Salihorsk authorities are passed petition for construction of new polyclinic
Almost 700 people signed the on-line petition for the construction of a new modern polyclinic in Salihorsk. Among them there are residents of Salihorsk, other cities of Belarus, and even foreign nationals. The initiator of the petition is the local human rights defender Aliaksei Valabuyeu.
12.04.2013 Civil hearings in Mahiliou: first dismantlement, then discussion
The local authorities are organizing "civil hearings" in Mahiliou. The local residents are proposed to discuss the draft of the construction of a complex of dwelling houses which will be constructed in the center of Mahiliou, in place of a baking factory in Levaya Dubravenka Street.