News for 13 Jun 2008
13.06.2008 New cases of labor discrimination
Leanid Autukukhou, opposition activist from the town of Haradok, was not rehabilitated at job by court. He sued against his dismissal because of the expiry of the working contract, but he was not supported by the judge, the prosecutor or the official trade union.
13.06.2008 More than 2.5 thousand signatures against construction of nuclear power station in Belarus
Representatives of the antinuclear public initiative in Horki distract of Mahiliou oblast have collected more than 2.5 thousand signatures against the construction of a nuclear power station in Belarus. BelaPAN was informed about it by the press-secretary of the initiative Eduard Brokarau.
13.06.2008 Human rights activists start campaign on election monitoring
On 12 June the press-conference of human rights activists connected with the beginning of the monitoring of the upcoming parliamentary election has taken at the office of the republican human rights association Belarusian Helsinki Committee.
13.06.2008 Anatol Liabedzka to pay for ‘European March’?
The court of Tsentralny district of Minsk informed Anatol Liabedzka, chairman of the United Civil Party, about the beginning of the procedure of exacting 2 242 770 rubles for the benefit of the Horremautador, enterprise of Minsk city execute committee. The court considered this sum equal to the harm which had been allegedly inflicted to the enterprise by participants of the European March. In the case he does not pay the whole sum in the due time (seven days) Liabedzka’s property can be confiscated by court marshals.
13.06.2008 Polatsk: Dzianis Khaberau taken to police station again
On 13 June the Dzianis Khaberau, activist of the Young Front, was taken to the police station again. A report for repeated participation in unauthorized action is drawn on him.
13.06.2008 Baranavichy: 'Young Front' activist Yaraslau Hryshchenia gets fined
On 11 June at 4 a.m. in Baranavichy the police detained Yaraslau Hryshchenia for distribution of leaflets ‘Freedom to Kim’ and took him to the police station. There a report under Article 23.4 of the Administrative Code, ‘insult of officer on duty’ was drawn on him.
13.06.2008 Alexander Atroshchankau faces heart problems in prison
On 13 June the lawyer Vera Stramkouskaya visited the public activist Alexander Atroshchankau in the remand prison in Akrestsin Street.
13.06.2008 Pavel Nazdra is not drafted for short-term military training?
Pavel Nazdra, member of the organizing committee for the establishment of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party, was to have been drafted for short-term military training. The activist said it could be linked with the upcoming electoral campaign.
13.06.2008 Mikhail Marynich: I am not going to take part in the parliamentary election
Mikhail Marynich, former political prisoner and ex-minister answered the questions of the Narodnaya Volia newspaper.