News for 4 Dec 2015
04.12.2015 Hrodna Activists Convicted Under Falsified Protocols
Administrative processes have been held over participants of the rally in memory of the rebels of 1863 in the town of Svislach, Hrodna region.
04.12.2015 Human rights defenders to stand trial for observing protest
Siarhei Kaspiarovich and Natallia Satsunkevich, observers from the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, received today text messages from the Maskoŭsk District Court of Minsk inviting them to the hearing of their administrative cases.
04.12.2015 UN Human Rights Committee registers complaint by ex-political prisoner Yury Rubtsou
The UN Human Rights Committee has registered a complaint submitted by former political prisoner Yury Rubtsou to challenge a three-day arrest for wearing a T-shirt with the inscription “Lukashenka, Leave!”, for which he was detained during a street procession “Dziady-2013”.
04.12.2015 On important elements of UN resolution on human rights defenders
The revised draft resolution “Recognizing the role of human rights defenders and the need for their protection,” which was put on a vote at the General Assembly on November 25, has been finally published on the UN website.