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"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…

Section head insults saleswoman, refuses to dismiss her and is fined

09.09.18 18:43
Bosses of the Gomel "Almi" store, a unit of the network managed by the Closed Joint-Stock Company (CJSC) "Unifood", refused to dismiss Olga Bondarenko; the young woman tuned for help to the REP Trade Union.

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".