News for 12 Jun 2015
12.06.2015 Head of Leninski DPD of Mahilioŭ claims his subordinates didn't beat pensioner
Police colonel Aliaksandr Maskaliou, the head of the Leninski District Police Department of Mahilioŭ, gave a comment to the website of Mahilioŭ City Police Department regarding the beating of a 58-year-old woman by his subordinates, the information about which had been published by a number of Internet-resources.
12.06.2015 Investigative Committee doesn't recognize Leanid Sudalenka victim in criminal case
June 12, human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka received the decision of the regional department of the Investigative Committee to refuse his recognition as a victim in the criminal case in connection with the distribution of pornographic materials in Homieĺ.
12.06.2015 Homieĺ journalists challenge Buda-Kašaliova fines
June 12, freelance journalists from Homieĺ Natallia Kryvasheyeva and Kanstantsin Zhukouski filed an appeal to Homieĺ Regional Court, challenging the verdicts of Buda-Kašaliova District Court by which they had been sentenced to large fines for cooperation with the Polish satellite TV channel “Belsat”.
12.06.2015 Journalist of Belarusian Radio “Racyja” banned entry to Belarus
Radoslav Dombrowski intended to visit Bielavieža Forest on June 12 in the format of the visa-free regime with the first tour group from Poland.
12.06.2015 Ales Bialiatski attends Wroclaw Global Forum 2015
The Polish city of Wroclaw gathered together politicians, diplomats, businessmen, representatives of the media and civil society activists to discuss the most important issues in the field of economy, security and democratic values.
12.06.2015 Brest activist detained thrice on June 11
The civil society activist was detained three times in the evening of June 11 by the same police brigade. The police patrol was ordered to charge him with disorderly conducted. However, the policemen refused to fabricate the charges on order of their brass.
12.06.2015 REAL BAKU 2015: Play and support human rights in Azerbaijan together with FIDH
On June 12-28, about 6,000 athletes from 50 participating countries will gather in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, to participate in the first European Games ever held on the continent.
12.06.2015 "Chronicles of Belarusian Political Prisoners"
There are 187 names in the book “Chronicles of Belarusian Political Prisoners”, a book compiled by the Belarusian human rights activists and presented on June 11, 2015 at the headquarters of the BPF Party.
12.06.2015 Dzmitry Salauyou: "The issue of political prisoners is systemic. This is a conveyor"
June 11, the book "Chronicles of Belarusian Political Prisoners", developed within the framework of the activities of the website palitviazni.info and the Human Rights Center "Viasna", was officially presented.
12.06.2015 Brest freelance journalist appealing fined of 60 basic units
Freelance journalist Alina Litvinchuk has filed an appeal to the the Brest Regional Court to challenge the verdict of the Leninski District Court of Brest which had punished her with a large fine.
12.06.2015 Human Rights Humanitarian Mission in Ukraine: working with migrants
Belarusian volunteers continue to work actively in the "Human Rights Humanitarian Mission in Ukraine", organized by the Human Rights Center "Viasna". The mission is operating in Kharkiv at the public charitable organization "Station Kharkiv", and plans to expand its operation to other cities – Chernihiv, Lviv and Odesa.
12.06.2015 Answer to appeal of Baranavičy human rights activist: riot police beat football fans, but acted lawfully
Human rights activist Siarhei Housha received a reply from the Police Department of Brest Regional Executive Committee, signed by its deputy head V. Maksimiuk.