News for 3 Jun 2015
03.06.2015 Former political prisoners are still watched by security services
Vaŭkavysk entrepreneur Mikahail Autukhovich told the Human Rights Center “Viasna” that before the presentation in Vaŭkavysk of the book “Worm”, written by the former political prisoner Zmitser Dashkevich, they were watched by several people in civvies.
03.06.2015 Attack on human rights organizations in Grozny
In Grozny, May 3, unidentified persons destroyed the office of the human rights organization "Committee against Torture". The office staff managed to escape through the window.
03.06.2015 Prosecutor General's Office: “You were forcibly taken to the psychiatric hospital, but the subsequent treatment was carried out on your agreement”
Valiantsin Kavalchuk, who lives in the village of Vialiakaja Hać, has been trying to appeal the actions of the local medics and police, who had forcedly and illegally sent him to the Mahilioŭ psychiatric hospital in October 2013.
03.06.2015 Human rights activists launch a humanitarian mission in Ukraine
The Human Rights Center "Viasna" initiated a humanitarian mission in Ukraine. Its main goal is to help Ukrainian immigrants from the conflict zone, 100,000 of whom are living in Kharkiv alone.