On six occasions during March 2018 border patrols removed activists from the Belarusian Independent Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry Workers (REP) from trains and buses under the pretext of “random” personal inspections. REP leaders claim that this continues a campaign against the trade union, whose activity proved instrumental in…
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On March 24, Vladimir Maley, the legal inspector of the REP Trade Union for the Brest Region, and Alexander Sakharuk, a REP activist, took part in the traditional "Pamyats" (Memory) run in T-shirts dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Belarusian People's Republic (BPR).
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"She looks like some wanted criminal", "She was in a state of intoxication", "She crossed the road in a wrong place", "She resisted during detention" – the police and traffic inspectors cannot decide, why they had put Galina Smirnova into the IVS (temporary detention facility).
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On April 5, a court in Gomel will hear the complaints lodged by Andrei Strizhak and Leonid Sudalenko, local activists of the REP Trade Union, against the ban imposed by the City Executive Committee on the picket applied for by the activists at the building of the regional branch of…
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An interview with a professional lawyer, a well-known legal labour inspector of the REP Trade Union for the Gomel Region, Laureate of the 2017 Charter97 Award in the nomination "For Personal Courage". Leonid, who is father of four sons, tells the story of his life and struggle.
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