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Surnames of Fedynich and Komlik announced at the UN

15.10.18 15:50
At the 124th session of the Human Rights Committee (HRC) of the United Nations, which opened in Geneva on October 8, the coalition of Belarusian human rights defenders presented an alternative report on the human rights situation in Belarus, including the case against the REP Trade Union.

Gennady Fedynich: "If you call yourself people's elects, whom do you make these changes to the Labour Code for?"

15.10.18 15:44
The chairman of the independent REP Trade Union has criticized the amendments to the Labour Code, proposed by the House of Representatives of the People's Assembly (Parliament) of Belarus, and said that the procedure for recalling some of the MPs could be launched.

For severe hand trauma – compensation of BYN 30 (?!)

27.09.18 18:59
Alexei Strelsky, a member of the REP Trade Union, had worked for the Open Join-Stock Company (OJSC) "Minsk Gear Factory"; but in May 2017, he received a work injury there. On that day, he volunteered to help in repairing a press, but the slide plate of the press dropped down…

"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…