News for 16 Jun 2015
16.06.2015 ODIHR ready to work closely with Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections
On June 16, coordinators of the independent observation campaign “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” met with representatives of the OSCE ODIHR, which are on an official visit in Minsk.
16.06.2015 Guarantor of Constitution protects only interests of handful of officials
The Belarusian judicial system does not depend on the law, but depends on the president, and it is only him, Aliaksandr Lukashenka who can influence the fate of people who have become victims of lawlessness and arbitrariness from courts and prosecuting authorities. Guided by this logic, 37 people from different cities of Belarus sent in late April a collective petition to the President, which has not yet been answered by head of state.
16.06.2015 BCD activist detained by KGB in Miadzel
The secret services wanted to know “who finances the opposition”.
16.06.2015 Human rights activist sues state TV company
Human rights defender Pavel Levinau has lodged a lawsuit against the National State TV and Radio Company (Belteleradyjokampanija), calling it “a public authority violating the right to freedom of expression”. He asks the Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk to order the media giant to provide him with airtime on the Belarus 1 TV channel.