News for 5 Aug 2013
05.08.2013 Zhlobin: prosecutor's office issues a protest against justification of member of “Fair World”
The Zhlobin District Prosecutor's Office filed a protest to the Homel Regional Court against the decision of the Zhlobin District Court to acquit the member of the Belarusian Leftist Party “Fair World” Yauhen Basareuski of all charges..
05.08.2013 Court upholds eviction from historical house in central Brest
Leninski District Court of Brest dismissed the complaint of residents of the house in Ostrovsky Street, 10 who challenged the decision of Brest City Executive Committee, according to which the it was declared that the house was in the state of emergency.
05.08.2013 Banner “freedom to political prisoners” hanged out on the building of the Belarusian Embassy
An action dedicated to the second anniversary of the arrest of Ales Bialiatski took place in the capital of Lithuania.
05.08.2013 Action of solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners held in Warsaw
A conference on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Civil Society of Belarus was held in Warsaw. The event was attended by the European MP Marek Migalski, the chief editor of the website charter97.org Natallia Radzina, the former political prisoner Zmitser Bandarenka and the head of the educational program named after Kastus Kalinouski, Yan Malicki.
05.08.2013 Violation reports against Uladzimir Labkovich and Tatsiana Reviaka sent for correction
Yesterday, 4 August, marked the second anniversary of the arrest of Ales Bialiatski. Solidarity actions were held all over Belarus. Round tables, pickets and public discussions on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Civil Society and Human Rights Movement of Belarus, were held abroad – in Kyiv, Vilnius, Moscow and other cities.
05.08.2013 Kyiv: action of solidarity with political prisoners assaulted by people in masks
In Maryinskyj park in Kyiv, where the International Day of Solidarity with the Civil Society in Belarus was marked on 4 August, unknown people in masks tore down photos of Belarusian actions of protests and slogans with the demand to release political prisoners.
05.08.2013 Bialiatski is supported in Bishkek
An action of solidarity with the Belarusian human rights defender was held in the capital of Kyrghizstan.
05.08.2013 Photo fact: Belarusian Human Rights House takes part in Solidarity Day
On 4 August, the International Day of Solidarity with the Civil Society of Belarus, the former Ambassador of Sweden to Belarus Stefan Ericsson, who worked at this position in 2008-2012, signed postcards for Belarusian prisoners.
05.08.2013 Actions in support of Ales Bialiatski and all Belarusian political prisoners held in different parts of Belarus (photos)
Support of actions of various forms and scale were held in a number of large cities of Belarus.
05.08.2013 “Ales Bialiatski's Case” presented in Moscow
A round table and a photo exhibition were held on the Day of Solidarity with Belarusian civil society in Moscow. The participants of these events also signed postcards in support of the human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, who was arrested two years ago.