News for 21 Jan 2014
21.01.2014 Human Rights Watch: Human rights situation in Belarus saw little improvement in 2013
"The human rights situation in Belarus saw little improvement in 2013. The state suppresses virtually all forms of dissent and uses restrictive legislation and abusive practices to impede freedoms of association and assembly," says the annual World Report released by Human Rights Watch.
21.01.2014 Parliament urged to terminate powers of PM Krautsou
Former candidate for Parliament in Krychau electoral district No. 83 Valery Karankevich sent on January 20 another statement to the Chairman of the House of Representatives Uladzimir Andreichanka.
21.01.2014 Belsat Lawsuit: Plaintiff Changes Claim
Today, the company Belsat + no longer wants that Belsat TV stop being transmitted; now, the only thing the director wants is that Belsat TV stop using the trade mark “Belsat”.
21.01.2014 Mahiliou authorities ban picket over lack of cleaners
A picket expected to protest the introduction of new taxes was banned by the executive officials of Mahiliou, after local utility service refused to clean up the area.
21.01.2014 Prosecutor’s Office warns head of Regional Election Commission
Vitsebsk City Prosecutor's Office issued an official warning to Chairman of the Regional Election Commission for failing to consider a complaint by observer Pavel Levinau in due time.
21.01.2014 UKRAINE: Open Letter to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and Parliamentary Speaker Volodymyr Rybak
Call to repeal highly restrictive law on so-called “foreign agents”, libel and extremism, which blatantly violates Ukraine's international obligations