News for 2 Dec 2015
02.12.2015 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: November 2015
During November, there were no systemic changes indicating the willingness of the authorities to drastically improve the human rights situation in the country.
02.12.2015 Human rights activist Sudalenka faces charges of tax evasion
Maryna Baryskina, deputy head of the Homieĺ district tax inspection, has sent human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka summons to appear on December 7 in order to stand an administrative trial. He is accused of concealing 500 rubles received for working with the trade union and 387,024 rubles of dividends received on the shares (about 20 Euros).
02.12.2015 EU and Belarus: three months to convince
(Brussels, Minsk, Paris) EU must obtain human rights commitments from Belarus before the February 2016 decision on sanctions, say FIDH and its member organisation in Belarus Human Rights Center "Viasna" in a joint open letter.