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Victory! REP frees orphan from paying over USD 2000 for failing to follow distribution

05.09.18 18:41
The Rechitsa District Court has denied the college's claim because of the time limitation: the college had demanded from its graduate to payback the money spent on his training; but the lawsuit was submitted five years after graduation. The court judgement was announced on September 7, 2018.

Case "Belarus vs. Fedynich and Komlik": Report of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

05.09.18 18:39
On August 30, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint partnership of the International Human Rights Federation (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), presented its report on monitoring the "trade union case".

Special Rapporteurs informed about persecutions of activists for solidarity rally with REP leaders

05.09.18 18:38
The "Viasna" Human Rights Centre has informed the Special Rapporteurs of the UN Human Rights Council about the persecutions of civil activists, who on August 24 held a solidarity action with convicted leaders of the independent REP Trade Union, Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik.

Court cannot judge on closed trial

04.09.18 18:36
On August 27, Veronika Abramovich, Judge of the Sovietsky District Court of Minsk, refused to open a civil case on the complaint of human rights defender Leonid Sudalenko against the actions of Marina Fyodorova, Judge of the same court, who began sentencing trade union leaders in the courtroom able to…

Fined for chanting "Shame!"

04.09.18 18:34
On August 30, Pavel Mrochko, an activist of the REP Trade Union from Brest, appealed to the cassation instance of the Minsk City Court against the judgement of the Moskovsky District Court of Minsk, which awarded him a huge (BYN 490) fine for participating in a solidarity action with the…

REP Trade Union as a party under authoritarianism

04.09.18 18:32
Severin Kviatkovsky, a columnist of the "Radio Liberty", has dedicated his article to the REP Trade Union.

FLD calls on Belarus to abolish verdicts to Fedynich and Komlik

03.09.18 18:31
"The authorities of Belarus must immediately cancel the verdicts to the leaders of the REP Trade Union, Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik, and fully restore their freedom," says the urgent appeal of the international human rights organization named "Front Line Defenders" (FLD), which believes that the prosecution of trade union…

"Major roles will be played not by bureaucrats, but the Law and Constitution"

02.09.18 18:29
The Gomel Regional Court has dismissed the complaint lodged by Denis Rabenok against the resolution of the Kalinkovichi District Executive Committee to ban the rally in support of the REP Trade Union. Denis, who is an activist of the REP Trade Union, wrote about it in his Facebook page.