News for 4 Mar 2015
04.03.2015 Ales Bialiatski to speak at a session of the UN Human Rights Council
Ales Bialiatski, vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights, chairman the Human Rights Centre “Viasna”, closed by the Belarusian authorities, will take the floor at the 28th session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, which runs March 2-27 in Geneva.
04.03.2015 Prisoners' rights and the international commitments of Belarus in the field of human rights
The National Report for the Universal Periodic Review (second cycle), prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been published.
04.03.2015 Police insist that photographer Uladzimir Hrydzin return to police station
Photojournalist Uladzimir Hrydzin was arrested today in Zavodzki district court in Minsk. As Euroradio reported earlier, there is now held a trial of Dzianis Zamiatalin, son of the famous Belarusian official and ideologue Uladzimir Zamiatalin. Information about the arrest was contradictory. Euroradio phoned Ulad to learn more about the incident.
04.03.2015 Self-employed businesswoman summoned to KGB after meeting with Seviarynets
A dweller of Vaukavysk Volha Kavalchuk received a phone call and was summoned to the KGB.
04.03.2015 Photojournalist Uladzimir Hrydzin detained in Minsk
The journalist was detained at the trial against Dzianis Zamiatalin.