News for 6 Oct 2015
06.10.2015 Invitation to press-conference within framework of Week against Death Penalty
October 9 in Minsk, the campaign “Human Rights Defenders against the Death Penalty” will hold a press-conference in Minsk, during which the book “Death Penalty in Belarus” will be presented.
06.10.2015 "Mahilioŭchimvalakno”: election commissions are formed of employees, observers are employees, too
Only 2 out of 75 members of precinct election commission № 117, 131, 134, 136 and 140 are not employees of "Mahilioŭchimvalakno” (“Mahilioŭ Chemical Fiber”).
06.10.2015 Sixth argument against death penalty - inefficiency in crime prevention
Another film by the producer Viktar Tratsiakou, belonging to the series "Six Arguments against the Death Penalty", tells about the ineffectiveness of the death penalty in preventing crime.
06.10.2015 Kryčaŭ DEC declares readiness for elections: foodstaffs and performers are ready, vodka is still in question
September 5, the Kryčaŭ District Election Commission held a sitting, at which the question of preparedness for the elections in the Kryčaŭ district was discussed.
06.10.2015 Homieĺ resident complains of torture and humiliation by police
Disabled of the 2nd degree Dzianis Yauseyenka appeals the illegal actions of an employee of the Navabielicki District Police Department of Homieĺ Artsiom Siurtukou at the prosecutor's office and challenges the verdict of the Navabielicki District Court at the Homieĺ Regional Court.
06.10.2015 Statement of BAJ Denouncing Hacker Attack on Belapan Websites
The Belarusian Association of Journalists is concerned by the hacker attack on the websites of the independent news agency Belapan.com and Naviny.by.
06.10.2015 Analytical report on the results of weekly observation: September 28 – October 4
Observation of the election of the President of Belarus is carried out by activists of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee and the Human Rights Center "Viasna" in the framework of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections".