Hary Pahaniaila graduated from the Law Department of the Belarusian State University in 1969. After that he has had several law related professions. He worked as a lawyer in 1970-1971, where after he became a People’s Judge of the Bykhau District of the Mahileu Region (1971-1976). He also worked in the machinery of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus in the positions of leading specialist of the Department of Judicial Bodies (1976-1978) and head of the Bar Division (1978-1988)
Pahaniaila was President of the Union of Lawyers of Belarus (1991-1993), and member of Interregional Bar of the Guild of Lawyers of the Russian Federation (1998-2003). Pahaniaila defended some political important persons, who are assumed to be liquidated: ex-minister of Defense, the vice-president of the parliament Viktor Gonchar, businessman Anatolu Krasovski and cameraman Dmitri Zavadski.
Currently, Pahaniaila is the Chairman of the Legal Commission of the Belarus Helsinki Committee (BHC), that is defending human rights in Belarus already since 1995. The BHC exposes human rights violations, provides legal assistance to the individuals (annually BHC receives about 2000 complaints), regularly holds human rights seminars and educating training courses for youth activists and lawyers, publishes human rights literature, organizes various events, aiming to draw public attention to the issues of human rights violations in the Republic of Belarus.
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In a joint letter Lawyers for Lawyers and the Law Society of England and Wales have expressed concerns about the revocation of the licenses to practise law of the Belarus lawyers Aliaksandr Pylchanka and Yulia Levanchuk on 15 October 2020. Mr.Lees verder
Lawyers for Lawyers was informed that the Qualification Commission for legal practice in the Republic of Belarus has scheduled a meeting for 15 October 2020 to consider revoking the license to practice law of lawyer Aliaksandr Pylchanka. Mr. Pylchanka, theLees verder
In a joint letter, Lawyers for Lawyers and the Law Society of England and Wales have expressed concern about the arrest and detention of lawyers Maksim Znak and Illia Salei in the Republic of Belarus. According to our information, MaksimLees verder