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"If a worker receives trauma in a farm field, everyone will wash hands off"

25.09.18 18:58
Leonid Sudalenko, the legal inspector of the REP Trade Union for the Gomel Region, explains what to do if a boss sends his workers to farms to help in harvesting, referring to the respective order received from the local executive committee.

"It was a spontaneous peaceful assembly": REP activist seeks justice at the UN

24.09.18 18:57
Tamara Zaitseva, an activist of the REP Trade Union from Kalinkovichi, who was severely fined for a solidarity action, has lodged a complaint to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee (HRC). The woman believes that Belarusian authorities have violated her rights to peaceful assembly and freedom of self-expression.

Like using the carbon paper: answers of President's Administration to activist' appeals on "trade union case"

20.09.18 18:55
The Administration of the President of Belarus has answered to the appeal lodged by Leonid Kulakov, an activist of the "European Belarus", with a demand to stop the criminal prosecution of the leaders of the REP Trade Union, Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik.

"I buy cheapest chicken meat and eat soups only": how people live after work injuries

18.09.18 18:53
The FINANCE.TUT.BY has asked workers how they live after work injuries, how much money they have, and how difficult it is to find a new job after an accident.

UN registers another complaint lodged by REP activist-victim of "parasites" protests

16.09.18 18:49
The complaint of Victor Rubtsov, one of Gomel activists of the 2017 spring protest actions and a member of the REP Trade Union, was accepted on September 10 by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNCHR). Now, the government of Belarus will have to look…

Gennady Fedynich: no court can take away my leadership features

13.09.18 18:48
Last week, Gennady Fedynich, the Chairman, and Igor Komlik, the former chief accountant of the independent REP Trade Union, filed appeals against the verdict, announced on August 24, 2018, according to which they were found guilty under Part 2, Article 243, of the Criminal Code of Belarus (large-scale tax evasion).

Former Constitutional Court Judge comments on "trade union case"

11.09.18 18:46
An over three-week-long trial of the so-called "REP Trade Union case" ended on August 24: Marina Fyodorova, Judge of the Sovietsky District Court of Minsk, announced the verdict. In his interview to the "Svobodnye Novosti" (Free News), Mikhail Pastukhov, Professor, Honoured Lawyer of Belarus, a former Constitutional Court Judge, shares…

The REP Trade Union helps foreman to halve the claimed damage

10.09.18 18:45
On September 13, the cassation instance of the Gomel Regional Court reduced by 50% the amount of damage, claimed from Nikolai Minkov, a REP member and a foreman of the DST-2 Road Construction Trust of Gomel. His interests at the Regional Court were defended by Victor Kozlov, a legal inspector…