News for June 2007
27.06.2007 Round Table “Who Wins from Destroying Hrodna?” Held
The roundtable participants draw attention to the critical situation with maintenance of the unique culture of the Old Town, and demand from the city and regional authorities to strictly follow the General Development Plan of Hrodnaю
27.06.2007 Artur Finkievich Faces Up to 3 Years of Imprisonment
Administration of Mahiliou special commandant’s office has 10 days to determine disciplinary punishment for Young Front leader Artur Finkevich for the yesterday’s incident.
27.06.2007 Bulgaria Opens Security Services’ Archives
After 17 years of political and economic transformation Bulgaria, as a last country of the former Soviet camp, is trying to reckon with its Communist past.
27.06.2007 Yuras Aleinik to Be Tried on July 4th
Human rights activist Aleh Hulak was removed from the courtroom
27.06.2007 Court Disallowed Claim of Protestant Pastor Yaraslau Lukasik
Judge recognized deportation of teh pastor was legal. The family plans to appeal to a higher court.
27.06.2007 CEC Refuses to Register Initiative Group for Amending Labor Legislation
The goal of the initiative group was to cancel the contract system through a national referendum.
27.06.2007 Mahiliou Entrepreneurs Hold Protest Action
The businessmen protest against frequent examinations of sanitary certificates for their goods.
27.06.2007 Siarhei Salash: Special Services Got to Work on Me
Prosecutor's office summons Barysau activists for interrogation. The staff claims the conversations would be about Siarhei Salash's case.
26.06.2007 Yuras Hubarevich Fined 345 USD
Brest tax inspectorate continues to examine Brest regional organization of BPF Party.
26.06.2007 Deputy Chair of BPF Warned about Criminal Responsibility
On Friday Ales Mikhalevich, deputy chairperson of BPF Party, received an official warning about inadmissibility of violation of the law from Minsk city prosecutor’s office.
25.06.2007 Amnesty Postponed to Later Date
The President’s Office has some misunderstanding about exact definition of certain categories of citizens who may be amnestied
25.06.2007 BSDP Hramada to Run in Parliamentary Elections 2008
The election campaign will be combined with the struggle for release of the political prisoners, as well as for the electoral rights of the citizens, abolition of the contract system, and revision of the legislation on benefits and the freedom of conscience.
25.06.2007 Prosecutor’s Office Refuses to Bring Charges against Policemen Who Beat Civic Activist
Leninski prosecutor’s office of Mahiliou refused to bring criminal charges against police officers who beat Siarhei Hirkin
25.06.2007 Judge Postpones Trial over Ales Dzeravianka
The hearing postponed for tomorrow
25.06.2007 Young Front Indignant at BTV Provocation
he First Channel gave the names of youth activists suspected of preparation of terrorist acts