News for 23 Mar 2016
23.03.2016 Viciebsk police go unpunished in beating case
The Viciebsk city office of the Investigative Committee has refused to open a criminal case to investigate the beating of Pavel Rasliakou. According to him, he was badly beaten by employees of the Kastryčnicki district police department on 1 September 2015.
23.03.2016 Our thoughts are in Brussels
Following yesterday's terrorist attacks in Brussels, the Human Rights Center "Viasna" expresses condolences to residents of the Belgian capital, as well as solidarity with our colleagues at the FIDH office in Brussels.
23.03.2016 Kitchen TV: The issue of the death penalty in the US
The issue of the death penalty in the United States is of particular interest for the Belarusian human rights defenders, since the US is often cited as an argument for the retention of the death penalty in Belarus.