Brest: Dzianis Turchaniak sues regional officials

2012 2012-03-12T17:32:35+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The Brest coordinator of the movement "For Freedom" Dzianis Turchaniak filed a lawsuit against the Brest Regional Executive Committee which refuses to inform him about the planned construction of a hotel in the historical center of Brest.

In particular, no information is given about the essence of the agreement between the executive committee and the private firm "MFB Development" for the construction of a hotel complex in Savetskaya Street in Brest.

According to Mr. Turchaniak, there is a real danger that the construction works can do harm to houses #43 and 45 in Savetskaya street which have been included in the state register of historical and cultural heritage.

The hotel will be constructed in the place where the houses are situated. However, according to the project, it will occupy a much larger territory, which means that they will be either united into one house, or dismantled at all, after which a new multi-stored building will be constructed.

As it follows from the answer, received by Mr. Turchaniak from the executive committee, the agreement is "confidential" and the public cannot be informed about the details of the project. Mr. Turchaniak, being convinced that executive authorities must act openly and publicly, applied to court.