News for 23 Oct 2015
23.10.2015 CEC fails to respond on the merits, says observer in Slonim
Ivan Bedka, an observer at polling station No. 10 in Slonim, Hrodna reigon, complained to the Central Election Commission, saying that the election commission members were mainly teachers of the school that hosted the polling station, with the head teacher being its chairman.
23.10.2015 Supreme Court increases sentence for Mikhail Zhamchuzhny
On October 23, Tatsiana Reviaka, a representative of the Human Rights Center "Viasna", attended the announcement of a decision taken following the consideration of an appeal by Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, founder of the human rights organization “Platform Innovation”.
23.10.2015 More people stand trial in Minsk over protest against Russian bases
The Court of Minsk’s Centraĺny district heard today the administrative charges brought against Belarusian Popular Front leader Aliaksei Yanukevich and deputy chairman of the Movement “For Freedom” Yury Hubarevich.
23.10.2015 Kitchen TV. New wave of migration: A challenge for Europe (video)
Do people living in Central and Western Europe equally perceive the situation with an increase in the number of refugees? What is the difference between the approaches to the refugee problem? The questions are answered in the new issue of the human rights video project Kitchen TV by vice-head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Valiantsin Stefanovich and a Dutch journalist Franka Hummels.