News for 12 Feb 2008
12.02.2008 Horki Authorities Prohibit Issue of New Newspapers
Horki district executive committee did not let a member of the Belarusian People’s Front Party Eduard Brokarau to issue newspapers. Brokarau wanted to receive a license for advertisement, trade and issue of newspapers.
12.02.2008 Baranavichy: Entrepreneur Charnavus Summonsed to Police
On 11 February in Baranavichy the local entrepreneurs held a meeting against presidential decree #760. During the action the deputy chief of the city police told M.Charnavus that he was summonsed to the police.
12.02.2008 More Youth Activists Detained
In the evening of 11 February in Minsk the police detained three persons for distribution of informational materials about the European Union. According to preliminary information, Dzianis Hancharou, Palina Kuryianovich and Siarhei Rozum were detained in Haradzki Val Street and taken to Tsentralny district police department of Minsk.
12.02.2008 Young Front Supports Candidacy of Zmitser Zhaleznichenka for Student Peace Prize
The underground youth organization Young Front has supported the initiative of the Belarusian human rights activist, the Human Rights Center Viasna and the BPF Youth (youth wing of the Belarusian People’s Front Party) for nomination of an activist of the BPF Youth Zmitser Zhaleznichenka for Student Peace Prize.
12.02.2008 Artur Finkevich Invites People to St. Valentine’s Day Action
Young Front invites Belarusian youth to take part in the rally on February 14, which is to start at 5 p.m. on Svaboda (Freedom) Square in Minsk.