News for September 2007
28.09.2007 Activist sentenced to 15 days in jail over August meeting with Seviarynets
Judge of Maskouski Court sentenced Andrey Sharenda to 15 days in jail
28.09.2007 Investigation of General Zaharanka’s Disappearance Extended Again
The investigation is extended for three months,
27.09.2007 Police Detains Leader of Salihorsk Entrepreneurs
In Salihorsk police detained Alexander Tsatsura, the leader of local entrepreneurs, member of an unregistered organization “For Free Development of Entrepreneurship”.
27.09.2007 Justice Department Concludes Amicable Agreement with Supolnasc
Today the justice department of Minsk city executive committee agreed with the proposed conditions of amicable agreement with Civic Society Center Supolnasc NGO
27.09.2007 Ales Bialiatski: The trial and the verdict to Klimau are absurd.
Human rights defender Ales Bialiatski, vice-President of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH), condemns the shameful verdict and imprisonment of Belarusian politician and publicist Andrei Klimau.
27.09.2007 Paval Seviarynets is free
Seviarynets as released today after 17 days in jail
27.09.2007 Kapyl Schoolchildren Cannot Go to Opposition Rally
Teachers were ordered to prevent their students from going to "unauthorized" actions of the opposition forces
26.09.2007 Brest: Human Rights Defender Raman Kisliak Detained
Today Brest police detained lawyer Raman Kisliak near the doors of Maskouski court of Brest.
26.09.2007 Ivashkevich Released, Report Sent for Revision
It is likely that Ivashkevich will be tried in the beginning of October, in order to isolate him right before the European March planned for October 14th.
26.09.2007 Yauhen Skrabutan to Be Tried in Hrodna
The student is charged with disorderly conduct.
26.09.2007 Activist Andrei Sharenda Detained in Brest
In the morning Andrei Sharenda, activist of the Movement “For Freedom” was detained near the entry to his apartment building.
26.09.2007 Baran Authorities Prohibit Picketing
Local authorities in Baran (Orsha district) did not allow activists to hold picket planned on the day of the Social March.
26.09.2007 Navapolatsak: Huge Fines for Attempt to Recall MPs
Navapolatsak court made a verdict in the case against civic activists who tried to start a campaign of signature collection for recalling members of parliament.
26.09.2007 Viktar Ivashkevich to Be Tried for European March Leaflets
Today Pershamaiski court of Minsk will try Viktar Ivashkevich. Ivashkevich is chair of the organizing committee of the European March rally
26.09.2007 Svetlahorsk Pro-Democratic Activists Summoned to KGB
On September 25th local activist Telman Masliukou was interrogated as a witness in the criminal case against Young Front.