News for 14 Aug 2013
14.08.2013 Chair of Brest Regional Court turns down appeal by independent journalist
Chair of the Brest Regional Court, Tamara Suchok, found no violations in previous court decisions in the case of Milana Kharytonava, who tried to defend her honor, dignity and business reputation.
14.08.2013 Prison authorities see no grounds for revoking reprimands imposed on Ales Bialiatski
The administration of the Babruisk-based penal colony No. 2, where Ales Bialiatski is serving his sentence, replied to an appeal from the Belarusian Association of Journalists demanding milder conditions of his detention.
14.08.2013 Chairman of Shumilina executive committee promotes legal violations
During the recent meeting at Shumilina district executive committee, its chairman U.P. Kuranny said that in order to strengthen labor discipline and prevent workers from being in a state of alcoholic intoxication in the workplace police may use any means, including those that are contrary to the law.
14.08.2013 Homel Regional Court defies constitutional rights of citizens
Judges of the Homel Regional Court, Eleanora Buyankova, Alena Krauchanka and Aliaksandr Khomich, put an end to the dispute between the chairman of the Homel regional office of the Belarusian Party of the Left "Fair World", Uladzimir Siakerka, and border guards who took him off the train referring to the need for “identifying the citizens put on the lists on behalf of law enforcement agencies”, gomelspring.org reports.
14.08.2013 Open appeal
The Human Rights Center "Viasna" urges the Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) to disclose information about the grounds for the detention of priest Uladzislau Lazar, as well as the essence of the charge he is facing.
14.08.2013 Vitsebsk police detain campaigner for People’s Referendum initiative
Andrei Andreyeu, activist of the People’s Referendum initiative, was detained by the police in Vitsebsk yesterday evening while distributing leaflets advertising the campaign.