News for 8 Oct 2007
08.10.2007 Liquidator of Consequence of Chernobyl Accident Gets Sacked
The worker of the Polymir public corporation Aliaksandr Ustsin was fired for ?absence from work without good excuse’.
08.10.2007 Miadzel: Police Detain Activist of ?For Freedom!’ Movement Zmitser Padreza
The police stopped Zmitser Padreza near his parents’ house and demanded to open his bag. There they found stickers dedicated to the upcoming mass action European March and took him to Miadzel district police department. There they drew on him a report of administrative violation, confiscated the stickers and took away his mobile.
08.10.2007 Minsk: Unknown Vandals Throw down Cross in Memory of Stalin’s Repressions in Kurapaty
In the morning of 8 October the visitors of the Kurapaty forest at the outskirts of Minsk could see that the cross to Belarus’ martyrs lies on the ground. It is not known who and when threw it down.
08.10.2007 Supreme Court Upholds Non-registration of ?Young Front’
The Supreme Court has considered the appeal of the Young Front council against the refusal of the Ministry of Justice to register the organization because of alleged non-compliance of its charter with the legislation in the paragraphs concerning mass actions and participation of the Belarusian citizens who live abroad.
08.10.2007 Svetlahorsk: Police Look for Mineral Fertilizers in Bookcases
In the evening of 5 October in Svetlahorsk the police searched the apartment of a local democratic activist Telman Masliukou. They said that they were looking for canisters with mineral fertilizers.
08.10.2007 Smaliavichy: Police Detain Activists of ?For Freedom!’ Movement
On 5 October in Smaliavichy the police detained nine young activists of For Freedom! movement. 12 activists handed out Svaboda newspaper and some more stood with a white-red-white flag in the town center.