News for 3 Feb 2009
03.02.2009 Huge fines for anti-KGB rally
Activists of the Young Front and the Belarusian Christian Democracy have been fined millions of rubles for the rally staged against arbitrary actions of the KGB.
03.02.2009 Office of Prosecutor General leaves warning to Liabedzka and Pashkevich in force
The Office of the Prosecutor General upheld the official warning that had been issued by the deputy Prosecutor General Aliaksei Stuk to the leader of the United Civil Party and the leader of the UCP youth wing, Young Democrats, Mikhail Pashkevich, for having allegedly organized the printing of the newspaper Glotok Vozdukha.
03.02.2009 Belarusian courts ignore UN rulings
Leninski district court of Minsk refused to consider a complaint against the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that ignores the UN ruling prescribing the legal rehabilitation of the Civil Initiatives NGO.
03.02.2009 Hunger-strike in Hantsavichy
A resident of Hantsavichy Alexander Zanka has been sentenced to ten days of arrest for having allegedly insulted the headmaster of the local polyclinics Vasil Nestsiarovich and has gone on a hunger-strike under arrest.
03.02.2009 Brest opposition is discriminated
Brest human rights activist Raman Kisliak came to this conclusion after getting an answer from Brest city executive committee to his inquiry concerning the actions that had been authorized by Brest city executive committee and had taken place at the Locomotive stadium.
03.02.2009 ‘Pressball’ is denied accreditation for Olympics again
On 30 January the commission on media of the Ministry of Sports rejected the application of the largest Belarusian sportive newspaper Pressball for accreditation at the winter Olympics in the Canadian city of Vancouver.
03.02.2009 Homel: police detain participants of action against political dismissals
On 3 February in Homel the police detained three activists of Young Front and of the organizing committee the Belarusian Christian Democracy party.