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Henadz Fiadynich charged with tax evasion

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Henadz Fiadynich charged with tax evasion

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Henadz Fiadynich charged with tax evasion Henadz Fiadynich, head of the independent Trade Union of Radio and Electronic Industry (REP), has been officially charged with tax evasion, BelaPAN said quoting the Investigative Committee’s spokesperson Yuliya Hancharova. “Head of the Belarusian […]

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Komlik formally charged, Fiadynich still a suspect

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Komlik formally charged, Fiadynich still a suspect

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Komlik formally charged, Fiadynich still a suspect Ihar Komlik, chief accountant of the REP trade union, has bene officially charged under Part 2 of Article 243 of the Criminal Code, “large-scale tax evasion.” The information has been confirmed by the […]

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Observatory condemns judicial harassment against trade union leaders in Belarus

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Observatory condemns judicial harassment against trade union leaders in Belarus

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Observatory condemns judicial harassment against trade union leaders in Belarus August 10, 2017 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests your […]

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International trade union leaders call to end persecution of Fiadynich and Komlik

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on International trade union leaders call to end persecution of Fiadynich and Komlik

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: International trade union leaders call to end persecution of Fiadynich and Komlik Valter Sanches, General Secretary of the IndustriALL Global Union, and Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), have expressed deep concern and outrage at […]

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Let’s celebrate International Day of Solidarity with the civil society of Belarus

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Let’s celebrate International Day of Solidarity with the civil society of Belarus

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Let’s celebrate International Day of Solidarity with the civil society of Belarus The day was established in 2012 as a response to the arrest of Ales Bialiatski, leader of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” (released early in 2014). “It was […]

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Stop prosecution of Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Stop prosecution of Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Stop prosecution of Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik Joint Statement of Belarusian Human Rights Organizations Minsk, 3 August 2017 On 2 August 2017, Henadz Fiadynich, the Chairman of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union of Radio and Electronic Industry Workers (REP), […]

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Human Rights Situation in Belarus: July 2017

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Situation in Belarus: July 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Situation in Belarus: July 2017 Summary: During the month, there were cases of administrative penalties, including in the form of detention, imposed on people for exercising their guaranteed rights to peaceful assembly and expression; According to information received […]

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PACE: Abolition of death penalty in Belarus, simply a question of political will

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on PACE: Abolition of death penalty in Belarus, simply a question of political will

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: PACE: Abolition of death penalty in Belarus, simply a question of political will Yves Cruchten (Luxembourg, SOC), General Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the abolition of the death penalty, and Andrea Rigoni (Italy, […]

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EU Criticizes Belarusian Death Sentences

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on EU Criticizes Belarusian Death Sentences

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: EU Criticizes Belarusian Death Sentences Maja Kocijancic, EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations The European Union on July 21 criticized the two latest death sentences handed down in Belarus, saying that they “violate […]

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Two new death verdicts handed down in Mahilioŭ

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Two new death verdicts handed down in Mahilioŭ

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Two new death verdicts handed down in Mahilioŭ The Mahilioŭ Regional Court completed today the hearing of a headline-making case of ‘black estate agents’, sentencing two defendants, Ihar Hershankou and Siamion Berazhnou, to death and two more, Tatsiana Hershankova and […]

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