News for 11 Feb 2009
11.02.2009 Cost of ‘bargain with justice’ won’t exceed $60.000
In each case the sum for a ‘bargain with justice’ will be determined by the state accuser. As said by the head of the Supreme Court of Belarus Valiantsin Sukala at the press-conference in Minsk, it won’t exceed $60 000.
11.02.2009 Activist of ‘For Freedom’ movement is threatened with being directed to work in radioactively polluted region
Aleh Pronski, graduate of Hrodna Agricultural University, is threatened with forced reassignment to Homel oblast. According to the activist, it is the revenge of the authorities for his activism and being a member of For Freedom movement.
11.02.2009 St.Valentine’s day action still not sanctioned by Minsk authorities
Minsk city executive committee still hasn’t given any answer to the application of the Young Front activists for sanctioning a festive carnival procession on 14 February. Bear in mind that the application was signed by three members of the organization and submitted to the committee a month before the action, following all legal requirements.
11.02.2009 KGB continues recruiting informers among students
Recently the State Security Committee has proposed ‘cooperation’ to Dzmitry Fiaskou, second-year student of Homel State Agrarian-economical College.
11.02.2009 Belarusian authorities continue hindrance to Belarusian Christian Democracy
Minsk authorities still haven’t given premises for a congress of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party. Bear in mind that the leadership of the European parliament has been officially invited to the event.
11.02.2009 Detained entrepreneurs are transferred to prison in Valadarski Street
The term of imprisonment of Uladzimir Asipenka, Mikalai Autukhovich and Yury Liavonau and has been extended for 7 days. Political prisoners have been transferred from the detention centre in Akrestsin Street to the remand prison in Valadarski Street.
11.02.2009 Army medics found that Zmitser Khvedaruk is unfit for military service
Youth activist Zmitser Khvedaruk, forcefully drafted into army, will be operated on veins.