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"Belarusian Govt officials pretended to be listening"

23.04.18 12:40
Gennady Fedynich, the leader of the Belarusian REP Trade Union, gave his assessment of the meeting of the joint ITUC + IndustriAll mission with officials of the Belarusian Government: "The mission expressed its concerns, and Govt's officials pretended to be listening. They were mostly concerned about the upcoming June ILO's…

"Belarus is among worst countries of the world; and we saw no changes for the better"

23.04.18 12:36
On April 18, a joint mission of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Global IndustriAll Trade Union had a meeting with Belarusian officials from the Ministries of Labour and Social Protection, and of Foreign Affairs, after which a press conference was held.

REP invites reporters to press conference with international trade union leaders

17.04.18 18:39
The meeting with the joint mission of the Global IndustriALL Union and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) will discuss Ordinance No. 3 and the criminal case against the REP Trade Union. The press conference will start at 5 p.m. on April 18, in the Hampton by Hilton Hotel (8 Tolstoy…

Bomb "accidentally" hits same target triply

17.04.18 18:38
On April 14, Andrei Strizhak, Deputy Chairman of the Gomel REP Branch, was stopped at crossing the Lithuanian-Belarusian border for an in-depth and personal search – for the third time in a row. He was returning from Sweden, where he took part in the Rights Defenders' Day Global Conference.

New REP's case: shortage in Belorusneft's warehouse

17.04.18 18:35
A team of storekeepers of a warehouse of the Belorusneft Concern located in Rechitsa has joined the REP Trade Union: they were fired and blamed of a huge shortage.

"My boss and I didn't like it!" the way state trade unions "protect" their members

17.04.18 18:05
Alexei Evgenov, the REP leader in Mogilev, was approached by workers of the "Niva-Agro" farm, who told a story of their attempt to seek help in their "official" branch trade union.

"They not only violate the freedom of assembly, but fail to appear when sued"

17.04.18 18:03
Andrei Strizhak and Leonid Sudalenko, REP activists from Gomel, filed a lawsuit against the city executive committee, which had banned an applied picket. However, the court session has failed. Andrei has commented on the situation: "The court session was scheduled for April 5. We had applied for a picket aiming…

Euronews reports on Belarus

17.04.18 18:02
The Euronews English has made an exclusive report on the situation in the today's Belarus.