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Image: Representatives of the independent REP trade union officially charged
Belarusian HRH

Representatives of the independent REP trade union officially charged

On 2 August 2017 the chairman of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry Workers (REP) Henadz Fiadynich and REP chief accountant Ihar Komlik were arrested in Minsk. Henadz Fiadynich is currently under house arrest, and Ihar Komlik is still in custody. On August 10 they were charged. 18 Aug 2017 »

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Azerbaijan: Crushing all independent media

Azerbaijan has taken another step in its crackdown on independent media, launching a criminal case against media outlet the Turan Information Agency on charges of tax evasion. 17 Aug 2017 »

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Belarusian HRH

The UN Human Rights Committee registered the first "parasite tax" complaint

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) took into consideration the complaint of Vladimir Katsora, one of Homel spring protests activists. 10 Aug 2017 »

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Belarusian HRH

Another 2 death verdicts handed down in Belarus

On 21 July two death verdicts were handed down in relation to 36-year-old Ihar Hershankou and 31-year-old Siamion Berazhnou. 26 Jul 2017 »

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Polish judiciary law threatens rights

Polish President, Andrzej Duda, has announced that he will veto controversial amendments that would effectively terminate the independence of the country’s Supreme Court, according to human rights organisations and legal experts. 24 Jul 2017 »

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