News for 23 Jun 2016
23.06.2016 The death penalty: Belarus still outside global trend
Human rights activist Valiantsin Stefanovich, who, along with his colleagues, is taking part in the 6th World Congress against the Death Penalty in Oslo, describes the major trends discussed at the global forum.
23.06.2016 Activist forcibly held by police without charge
A civil rights activist, Tamara Siarhei, says she was forcibly taken to a police station without being charged in order to prevent her from attending a protest rally in Minsk.
23.06.2016 Freelance journalists appeal violent detention in Lojeŭ
Freelance journalists Kanstantsin Zhukouski and Aliaksei Atroshchankau, who were detained on June 21 in the town of Lojeŭ, Homieĺ region, have written to the Investigation Committee asking the authorities to investigate their brutal detention by the police officers. The reporters say they were beaten after the arrest.