In Ukraine, the demand from Russia not to support Lukashenko

Society June 19 in Kiev there was a picket near the Belarusian and Russian embassies. Thus Belarusian and Ukrainian social activists have noted six months Square.

On the picket were heard demanding the release of political prisoners, to protect from the Russian oligarchy Belarusian independence and an end to repression against the Belarusian patriots:

"We, the Ukrainian citizens, representatives of various political parties and NGOs, express solidarity with the brotherly people of Belarus. Creation so-called "Union State", the conclusion of the Customs Union, the support of Russification and denationalization of Belarus — not a complete list of the manifestations

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Amnesty International urged Lukashenko to write letters and Vasilevich

Society Human rights activists demand immediate and unconditional release of convict Alexander Otroshchenkov and other Belarusian prisoners of conscience.

Human rights activists also demand an independent investigation into the allegations of torture of prisoners in the prison of the KGB and allow access of medical experts to all detainees.

"Amnesty International" also asked to recall Belarusian officials, that Belarus signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and, therefore, should not prevent cases of torture and inhuman treatment, and conduct prompt and independent investigation into the allegations of the relevant facts.

Recall reputable human rights organization, except Alexander Otroshchenkov,

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Open Belarus in MMA (VIDEO)

Society Action of solidarity with the repressed in Belarus initiated fund "Open Belarus" in Poland. The action was supported by professional athletes in MMA (Mixed martial arts, or MMA).

"My profession is not for politics, but that does not stop me from being aware of the international situation, a fortiori Belarus — our closest neighbors, "- says one of the best Polish MMA fighters Michal 'Masakra' China (Michal 'Massacre' Kita).

"When you see how healthy men, policemen, young girls are hitting clubs across the face, the blood run cold. Poland has gone through these times.'s Been 20 years. Also beaten,

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Christian Democrats of Navagrudak summoned to the KGB

Society Summons to appear before the KGB in Minsk, today received members of the BCD Vladimir Kochegurov and Yury Kazak. By Daria Bahar KGB also came to work, but this time it was not. Another activist Sergei Voltchkov did not find at home.

Vladimir Kochegurov said, "Freedom", that he should appear tomorrow in Minsk KGB for interrogation as a witness in the case of events on the Square. Yuri Cazacu given a summons on Monday.

All the activists repeatedly summoned to the KGB Novogrudskaya in the same business, but they refused to give evidence to the investigator without the

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Otunbayeva: Bakiyev is in Belarus

Society The ex-president Kurmanbek Bakiyev is still in Belarus, said President of Kyrgyzstan, Roza Otunbayeva, in an interview to Euronews.

"He lives now in Belarus, he was there as a refuge — Otunbayeva said. — We are seeking the extradition of his son, who lives in London, the extradition of his brothers, and especially one of them, who headed the Security Service. This the man, which involved all the atrocities in our country . "

According to Otunbayeva, from a number of countries, Kyrgyzstan has not received responses to requests.

"And we even know that some supporters

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Lukashenko: the dictator in the dock

Society There are new evidence of systematic torture in KGB prisons, when on the eve of the British law firm announced that it is preparing to initiate a private judicial investigation against President Alexander Lukashenko, says today's "The Independent".

Investigators involved in human rights issues, conducted interviews with hundreds of activists arrested after the December elections in Belarus. They found that torture, beatings and inhumane conditions of detention in prisons — a common practice in a country that still calls his Secret Service abbreviation "KGB," notes Jerome Taylor in his article, "Lukashenko: the dictator in the dock."


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Ukrainian human rights activist not allowed to enter Belarus

Society Assistant Representative of the International Observation Mission of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus, a member of the "Foundation of Regional Initiatives", a Ukrainian citizen Maxim Kitsyuk not passed through the Belarusian border.

As the Human Rights Center "Spring", The incident took place on March 9 at 3.20, while crossing the border by train "Kiev — Minsk".

As the colleague Kitsyuk Anton Goloborodko, According to the Gomel border patrol officer with whom contacted by telephone, failure was argued that Maxim denied entry to Belarus. According to the same source, at 9.10 train

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The Russian company halved energy supplies to Belarus

Society Russian monopoly on the export and import of electricity of "Inter RAO UES" June 9 has limited the supply of electricity and power in Belarus in connection with a debt to pay for the Belarusian side.

The Belarusian side yesterday and has not transferred funds for delivered electricity Russia, reported RIA Novosti a source in the company "Inter RAO". According to unofficial information, Belarus owes for delivered in March and April of electricity of about 54 million dollars (1.5 billion Russian rubles).

The manual "Belenergo" said every effort to pay off the debts as soon as possible.

"Supplies of

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OSCE experts arrive in Belarus

Society The first four of the observer's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights have come to Belarus on March 9 to observe court proceedings related to the events on December 19 last year.

About This was announced Head of the OSCE ODIHR Janez Lenarcic. The observers will be present at the trials Dmitry Medvedev, as well as Russian citizens Ivan Gaponava and Artem Brevsa. The proceedings against them will resume on March 10.

"As an OSCE participating State, Belarus has committed to allow international observers to the proceedings. Observers assess how litigation accordance with national law and fair

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BHC against the Ministry of Justice

Society In the Supreme Court of Belarus started the process of the claim against the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, the Ministry of Justice.

The Belarusian Helsinki Committee appeals the warning of Justice to protect the independent bar. The process leading judge Galina Zhukovsky.

Prevention of the Ministry of Justice was issued on January 12 2011and after, human rights activists sent a UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Gabriele Knavl information on the government pressure on lawyers defending the accused and suspects in the riots on December 19.

The Ministry of Justice considered that in this report,

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