News for 4 Apr 2016
04.04.2016 11 activists charged over anti-Russian protest
Eleven people have been charged with illegal picketing for staging a protest outside the Russian embassy in Minsk on April 2. The picket was expected to highlight Russia’s imperial policies on so-called Day of Unity of the Peoples of Belarus and Russia.
04.04.2016 Swedish MFA’s State Secretary meets with Belarusian human rights activists
Representatives of Belarusian human rights organizations met on Thursday with Ms. Annika Söder, State Secretary for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, who headed a delegation on an official visit to Belarus.
04.04.2016 Viasna urges authorities to stop persecution of citizens for exercising freedom of peaceful assembly and expression
The Human Rights Center "Viasna" is ready to provide recommendations and proposals to the government bodies possessing the right of legislative initiative.