News for 3 Aug 2009
03.08.2009 Oppositionists are still detained on the border
The oppositional politicians Alexander Bukhvostau, Viktar Harbachou, Leu Marholin and Vintsuk Viachorka have been searched on the Belarusian-Lithuanian border.
03.08.2009 Representative of ‘Defenders of Fatherland’ sues against ‘Sovetskaya Belorussiya’
Alexander Kamarouski, co-chairman of the organizing committee of the republican public movement Defenders of Fatherland has sued against the state owned newspaper Sovetskaya Belorussiya for protection of honor, dignity and business reputation. The trial will take place on 11 August at Savetski district court of Minsk.
03.08.2009 Court considers oppositionists’ complaints in their absence
On 31 July, Minsk city court considered a complaint of Uladzimir Kumets, an activist of the civil campaign European Belarus, convicted for ‘Freedom to Autukhovich!’ banner.
03.08.2009 Intimidation of youth activists continues
The prosecutor’s office is set to demand Mikhail Illin from Brest to provide explanations concerning his activities in the Young Front.
03.08.2009 New instruction of Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus restricts rights of independent trade unions
The presidium of the Council of Trade Union Federation of Belarus adopted an Instruction on order of development, adopting and signing the collective contract.