Human Rights Activist Commit Suicide

Charter ’97 News Centre report on the 7 March that Belarusian human rights activist Yana Paliakova has committed suicide after being sentenced to 2,5 years of freedom restraint for “deliberate false accusation” apparently towards a now resigned police officer. According to reports there had been much harrasment of human right activists in Salihorsk, where Paliakova was...