News on the topic: appeal
21.02.2019 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders urges Belarus to stop harassment of Brest activists
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders issued an urgent appeal to stop the persecution of environmental activists in Brest.
11.01.2019 Picks of the Week
Civil Society Champions Award 2018 won by human rights coalition; The first death sentence this year in Belarus; Mahilioŭ human rights activist threatened with expulsion from public monitoring commission; UNHRC considered complaints of 39 Belarusians in 2018; Preliminary dates of elections in Belarus announced
04.11.2015 Minsk City Court quashes fine for peaceful protests
Viachaslau Siuchyk, the leader of the Razam opposition movement, has won an appeal to the Minsk City Court against the Centraĺny District Court, which fined the politician 10.8 mln rubles on charges of being involved in two illegal protests staged in Minsk on September 23 and October 4.
22.10.2015 Ex-presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich still accused in 2010 ‘rioting case’
Former presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich has lost an appeal sent to the Prosecutor’s Office to challenge an earlier refusal to drop criminal charges in the December 19, 2010 post-election protest case.
22.09.2015 Hrodna Regional Court confirms fines for freelance journalists
The Hrodna Regional Court heard today appeals by local freelance journalists Ales Dzianisau and Ales Kirkevich. As a result of a five-minute consideration, the judge sided with the Lieninski District Court and dismissed the journalists’ appeals.
27.08.2015 Hrodna Regional Court turns down Mikalai Autukhovich’s appeal against police supervision
The Hrodna Regional Court dismissed today an appeal by former political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich filed to challenge a court ruling which extended by six months his preventive supervision.
20.08.2015 Minsk City Court to examine video evidence in ex-presidential contender’s disorderly conduct case
The Minsk City Court heard yesterday a complaint against a fine imposed on presidential contender Yury Shulhan together with his associate Pavel Kanavalchyk after they were detained outside the building of the Central Election Commission on July 17.
20.08.2015 Viciebsk Regional Court turns down appeal by freelance journalist
Judge Sviatlana Ivanava of the Viciebsk Regional Court has dismissed an appeal lodged by journalist Dzmitry Lupach against a decision of the Hlybokaje District Court, which fined him 4.5 million “for cooperating with foreign media without accreditation.”
18.08.2015 Autukhovich appeals against extention of preventive supervision
Former political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich addressed to the Hrodna Regional Court with a private complaint.
31.07.2015 Supreme Court rejects appeal by political prisoner Ihar Alinevich
According to Valiantsina Alinevich, the mother of political prisoner Ihar Alinevich, she has received a letter from her son, which said that the Supreme Court has dismissed the political prisoner’s supervisory appeal.
26.07.2015 Supreme Court rejects supervisory appeal by BPF deputy head
On July 23, Ryhor Kastusiou, deputy chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front Party, received an answer from the Supreme Court of Belarus to his appeal filed as part of supervisory procedures.
26.07.2015 Brest Regional Court turns down appeal in Yury Rubtsou case
On July 24, the Brest Regional Court rejected the appeal of political prisoner Yury Rubtsou against a decision of the Pružany District Court, leaving the two-year sentence unchanged. The activist, who was serving a sentence in a correctional facility of open type in the village Kuplin, Pružany district, was accused of evasion from serving the punishment of restraint of liberty (Art. 415 of the Criminal Code).
29.06.2015 Journalist in Mahilioŭ complains to UN Human Rights Committee
“On June 28, I sent my complaint together with appendices – more than 30 pages in total. Human rights defenders Barys Bukhel and Leanid Sudalenka helped me prepare it, I am very grateful for that,” says Ales Burakou, a freelance journalist in Mahilioŭ.
29.06.2015 Court in Biaroza says demand to release political prisoners is call for extremism, war and violence
Human rights activists in Biaroza asked to overturn a ban imposed on a Freedom Day picket by the district executive committee. The picket was expected to mark the 97th anniversary of the Belarusian People’s Republic, as well as to demand the release of political prisoners.
18.06.2015 Freelance journalist in Homieĺ appeals fine
On June 18, journalist Natallia Kryvashei, who received the maximum possible penalty (a fine of 50 basic units, or 9 mln rubles), filed an appeal against the ruling of the court of Centralny district. The freelance journalist does not agree with the punishment for “illegal production of media products” without accreditation for the TV channel Belsat.