News for 16 Feb 2016
16.02.2016 This year’s second death sentence handed down in Minsk (updated)
According to preliminary information received by representatives of the campaign “Human Rights Defenders Against the Death Penalty in Belarus”, the Minsk Regional Court has sentenced to death Siarhei Khmialeuski, 31, resident of the town of Mačuliščy, Minsk region.
16.02.2016 Police reject Alena Tankachova’s petition to mitigate entry ban
Human rights activist Alena Tankachova, who earlier wrote to the Minsk city department of internal affairs asking to reduce the period of her exile, has finally received a letter saying that her request was dismissed.
16.02.2016 Minsk court fines more protesters against police violence
The Court of Lieninski district of Minsk continued yesterday hearing the administrative cases of persons involved in a protest against police-related violence staged in front of the Supreme Court building on January 30.