News on the topic: appeal

Salihorsk Prosecutor’s Office brushes off appeal by human rights activist

29.12.2014 Salihorsk Prosecutor’s Office brushes off appeal by human rights activist

The Prosecutor’s Office of Salihorsk district did not respond to a ban imposed by the district executive committee on a picket scheduled for Human Rights Day and the absurd actions of an ideology official who classified the decision as a state secret.

Vitsebsk Regional Court turns down appeals in photo session case

24.12.2014 Vitsebsk Regional Court turns down appeals in photo session case

The Vitsebsk Regional Court has heard the appeals of local journalists and activists who were fined for unauthorized picketing as a result of a photo session on November 5. The appeals were dismissed by the court, who did not accept the arguments that it was not picketing, but a photo shoot and upheld the ruling of the Chuhynachny district court.

Publisher of Volny Horad newspaper files appeal to Mahiliou Regional Court

18.12.2014 Publisher of Volny Horad newspaper files appeal to Mahiliou Regional Court

Uladzimir Kudrautsau, publisher of the Krychau-based independent newspaper Volny Horad, filed yesterday an appeal with the Mahiliou Regional Court against the decision of the Krychau District Court of December 8.

Hrodna Regional Court turns down appeal by journalist Mikhail Karnevich

18.12.2014 Hrodna Regional Court turns down appeal by journalist Mikhail Karnevich

On December 18, Judge Mikalai Rachynski of the Hrodna Regional Court dismissed the appeal of journalist Mikhail Karnevich. The BAJ member challenged the ruling of Judge Alena Piatrova of the Leninski District Court, who actually convicted the journalist for the performance of his professional duties during the celebration of the 1863 uprising memorial day held in Svislach and Yakushouka on October 26.

Minsk Regional Court sides with European Belarus activist

18.12.2014 Minsk Regional Court sides with European Belarus activist

Judge Huchok of the Minsk Regional Court has considered an appeal by Salihorsk activist of the European Belarus opposition movement Uladzimir Lemesh and ruled to cancel the decision of the Salihorsk District Court and send the case for retrial to another judge.

Hrodna Regional Court turns down appeals by civil society activists

17.12.2014 Hrodna Regional Court turns down appeals by civil society activists

On December 16, in the Hrodna Regional Court heard the appeals lodged by local civil society activist Volha Krapotsina and human rights defender and journalist Uladzimir Khilmanovich.

Convicts in Vitsebsk photo session case appeal fines

16.12.2014 Convicts in Vitsebsk photo session case appeal fines

Six residents of Vitsebsk, who were found guilty of participating in an unsanctioned picket for appearing in a photo on the background of a graffiti, are asking the Regional Court to overturn the penalties previously imposed on them. They also ask to cancel the proceedings opened over lack of official permission to be photographed in a public place.

Brest Regional Court dismisses appeal of activist in Baranavichy

25.11.2014 Brest Regional Court dismisses appeal of activist in Baranavichy

On November 24, the Brest Regional Court dismissed a cassation appeal lodged by Baranavichy entrepreneur Mikalai Charnavus in a defamation lawsuit against deputy chief of the city department of internal affairs Eldar Vilchkouski. The court session was conducted by Judge Andrei Alesenka.

Minsk court turns down appeal against picket ban

24.11.2014 Minsk court turns down appeal against picket ban

On November 21, the court of the Maskouski district of Minsk considered an appeal against a decision of the Minsk City Executive Committee, which banned a picket of solidarity with Ukraine citing obviously far-fetched reasons, the press service of the Committee “Solidarity” reports.

Mahiliou Regional Court turns down appeal by independent journalist

21.11.2014 Mahiliou Regional Court turns down appeal by independent journalist

On November 20, the Mahiliou Regional Court heard an appeal lodged by independent journalist Aliaksandr Burakou against the Court of Mahiliou’s Leninski district, who sentenced him to a fine of 6 mln rubles for violation of legislation on mass media (Art. 22.9, Part 2 of the Administrative Code, “illegal manufacture and distribution of media products”).

On Judge Palulekh’s code of ethics

20.11.2014 On Judge Palulekh’s code of ethics

On the eve of the hearing of an appeal by activist Yury Rubtsou, who was convicted on criminal charges of “insulting the judge”, human rights activists draw attention to the identity of the “victim” in the case – Judge Kiryl Palulekh of the Court of Minsk’s Savetski district.

Homel Regional Court turns down appeal of Young Front activist

19.11.2014 Homel Regional Court turns down appeal of Young Front activist

The Homel Regional Court considered yesterday an appeal lodged by co-chair of the Young Front opposition movement Andrei Tsianiuta against a decision of the Tsentralny District Court, who earlier dismissed his complaint. The defendant in the case was the Homel State University, from where the activist was expelled.

Court to hear appeal of Yury Rubtsou on 21 November

19.11.2014 Court to hear appeal of Yury Rubtsou on 21 November

An appeal lodged by opposition activist Yury Rubtsou, who was sentenced to 18 months of detention in a correctional labor camp, will be considered by the Minsk City Court on November 21.

BSDP Deputy Chairman appeals fine over newspaper distribution

31.08.2014 BSDP Deputy Chairman appeals fine over newspaper distribution

On August 29, Ihar Barysau, Deputy Chairman of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada), has filed an appeal in the Mahiliou Regional Court. In his complaint, the Social Democrat demands to cancel the decision of Judge Stanislau Leuchanka of the court of Mahiliou district of August 12.

Luninets police find no violations in violent detention of activist Alena Dubanosava

31.08.2014 Luninets police find no violations in violent detention of activist Alena Dubanosava

Police officials of the town of Luninets say there were no violations in the detention of local opposition activist Alena Dubanosava outside the Town Court on July 30. The official response is signed by the Chief of the Luninets Police Department and has been sent to an activist of the campaign “Tell the Truth” Leanid Dubanosau, the husband of the detained activist.

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