News for 9 Jun 2015
09.06.2015 Belarusian human rights activists in Kharkiv: writing appeals, working on hot-line, working as loaders
The Human Rights Humanitarian Mission in the Ukraine, launched by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, started on June 4. During the five days of its work the volunteers, human rights defenders Zmitser Salauyou, Aliaksei Kolchyn and Marharyta Vialichkina helped to hundreds of refugees from Eastern Ukraine.
09.06.2015 Biaroza District Executive Committee establishes new rules for preparation of mass events
Biaroza human rights defenders T. Shchapiotkina and Siarhei Rusetski asked the executive committee how the organizers of mass events could enter into service agreements with the police, hospital and public utilities, if p. 4, concerning the obligation of the organizers of mass events to attach the copies of service contracts with these agencies to their applications, had been removed from ruling No. 1070 “On amendments to the decision of Biaroza District Executive Committee” of February 9, 2010”.
09.06.2015 Administrative case against Rečyca fans "surfaced" for third time
As reported by Rečyca Uncensored, June 8 Rečyca Town Court again considered the administrative case of soccer fan Maksim Malinouski, accused of dirty swearing and ignoring the comments of passers-by on April 19. The trial was postponed again, this time to June 15, due to the failure of the alleged witnesses of the incident to appear at the trial.
09.06.2015 Mother of deceased Aliaksandr Akulich has been seeking punishment of prison guards for three years already
Three years have passed since the death of Aliaksandr Akulich while serving an administrative arrest term at Svietlahorsk temporary detention facility. Investigative and court bodies continue forwarding the appeals of his mother for instigation of a criminal case against the guards of the detention facility. Valiantsina Akulich doesn't give up.
09.06.2015 Homieĺ: freelance journalist gets 6th fine this year
June 9, Tsentralny District Court of Homieĺ considered a report of administrative violation, drawn up against freelance journalist Kanstantsin Zhukouski,and sentenced him to a fine of 30 basic units.
09.06.2015 Proposal of HR activist to amend criminal procedural law deserves attention
Human rights activist Siarhei Ustsinau received a reply to his appeal to the National Center of Legislation and Legal Research.
09.06.2015 Presentation of "Chronicles of Belarusian political prisoners"
The editorial office of the website Palitviazni.info invites to the presentation of the book "Chronicles of Political Prisoners".
09.06.2015 Human Rights Humanitarian Mission in Ukraine: 20 tons of humanitarian aid for Slovyansk
In Kharkiv, the Human rights Humanitarian Mission in Ukraine continues its work in Kharkiv. As reported by Belarusian volunteers in the mission diary, #dzennikmisii, on Monday, June 8 Marharyta Vialichkina monitored the effectiveness of work of the social welfare department of Kharkiv with refugees from the combat zone.
09.06.2015 Political prisoner Alinevich about Vićba-3 correctional facility: More and more people arrive
Ihar Alinevich calls home after almost a month of silence.
09.06.2015 Political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok gets incarcerated
The political prisoner has been placed in a punitive isolation ward for 7 days for refusing to work.
09.06.2015 Yarmoshyna proposes to hold 'elections' on October 11
The Central Election Commission proposes to hold presidential 'elections' on October 11.