News on the topic: Ihar Komlik
20.03.2020 Picks of the week
COVID-19 affects the rights of prisoners, peaceful protesters, and future presidential candidates; convicted trade union activist faces fewer restrictions; victim of police violence gets new chance to punish perpetrators
28.11.2019 Sentence in REP trade union trial commuted after an amnesty
The terms of “restricted liberty” earlier imposed on Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik, leaders of the independent trade union REP, have been reduced by 12 months, following an amnesty bill passed by the parliament, praca-by.info said.
20.09.2019 Picks of the week
Opposition leader warned over election picket; trial of Dzmitry Paliyenka set for September 25; REP leaders finally allowed to recover siezed property
05.06.2019 Human rights situation in Belarus. May 2019
The latest overview of the situation with human rights in Belarus.
21.01.2019 Belarusian trade union case raised with the EU
International trade unions brought concerns of deteriorating environment for democracy and fundamental rights in Belarus to the European Union authorities.
21.12.2018 Picks of the week
MPs approve bill to decriminalize illegal NGO membership; REP activist under excessive restrictions; protesters still face routine judicial harassment
11.12.2018 Campaigners against the death penalty win national human rights prize
Belarusian human rights defenders marked the International Human Rights Day by awarding the 10th annual National Human Rights Prize. The ceremony was hosted by the newly opened education space “Territory of Rights.”
13.11.2018 IndustriALL: Unjust verdict against union leaders in Belarus upheld
The city court of Minsk decided on 09 November to uphold the guilty verdict against two trade union leaders in Belarus, which has been widely condemned as unjust.
09.11.2018 Minsk City Court confirms sentence in trade union case
The Minsk City Court has upheld today the sentence of 4 years of restricted freedom earlier handed down to Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik, leaders of the trade union REP, on charges of tax evasion.
05.10.2018 Picks of the week
Court sets date of appeal hearing in REP case; another prisoner reports torture and poor living conditions; Week against the Death Penalty opens in Belarus
07.09.2018 Picks of the week
Statistics of administrative persecution in August; REP leaders appeal verdict; journalist in Braslaŭ convicted for eighth time since 2011
05.09.2018 Case Belarus v. Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik. Trial observation report
“Conviction of leaders of independent trade union REP Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik on tax evasion charges is politically motivated and trial proceedings were marred by procedural irregularities”, concludes the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (an FIDH-OMCT partnership) in a report published on August 30. “The convictions should be overturned on appeal”.
29.08.2018 Front Line Defenders urges Belarus to quash convictions against Fiadynich and Komlik
The authorities in Belarus should immediately quash the convictions against Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik, leaders of the trade union REP, and fully restore their liberty, Front Line Defenders said in an urgent appeal, as it believes that they are solely in relation to their peaceful and legitimate work in the defense of human rights.
27.08.2018 Belarus: Trade Union leaders found guilty of tax evasion after a sham trial
Press release by the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
24.08.2018 Statement by Belarusian human rights organizations on sentence in REP trial
On August 24, 2018, Henadz Fiadynich, chairperson of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry Workers (REP), and Ihar Komlik, the Union’s accountant, were found guilty of committing a crime under Part 2, Art. 243 of the Criminal Code (large-scale tax evasion).