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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.

Three cases that highlight main problems of modern Belarus

30.08.18 13:58
And these are not low salaries and growing prices in stores.

Open appeal of Slonim activists on "trade union case"

30.08.18 13:57
Activists from the town of Slonim condemn the fabricated criminal case against Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik, the leaders of the REP Trade Union, the "Radio Racyja" has reported.