News for 3 Dec 2015
03.12.2015 Police apologize for illegal detention of activist in Mahilioŭ
Mikita Fartukh, an activist of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) in Mahilioŭ, has received apologies from a police officer who illegally detained him on November 15. It happened after the activist complained to the Prosecutor's Office.
03.12.2015 Preparation of Zero report on realization of the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities begins in Belarus
On the International day of people with disability, December 3, the Office for the rights of persons with disabilities announces about the intention of a number of NGOs to declare a Memorandum on cooperation in order to prepare alternative Zero report on conditions with rights of persons with disabilities in the Republic of Belarus.
03.12.2015 Observatory condemns charges against human rights defenders in Belarus
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Belarus.