News for 16 Nov 2014
16.11.2014 UN Human Rights Committee admits violation of Vasil Yuzepchuk's right to life by Belarus
The case of the resident of the Drahichyn district Vasil Yuzepchuk was considered by the United Nations Human Rights Committee in October 2014. The Committee admitted violation of paragraph 3 of Article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, as Yuzepchuk was not brought before a judge promptly to address the issue of his arrest.
16.11.2014 Activists of Union of Poles summoned for questioning
The State Control Committee summons activists of the Union of Poles of Belarus for questioning to receive information about the organisation's financial sources.
16.11.2014 Brest region expresses solidarity with political prisoners (Photo)
Four cities of Brest region - Brest, Biaroza, Zhabinka, Kobryn held acts of solidarity with political prisoners on November 16.
16.11.2014 United Nations Human Rights Committee is to consider the periodic report of Belarus in July 2015
Consideration of the periodic report of Belarus in the United Nations Human Rights Committee rescheduled from the 113 session (March 2015) to the 114th session that is to be held in July 2015. Information about this appeared on the website of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.