News for 14 Aug 2009
14.08.2009 Alexander Barazenka got amnestied
The figurant of the Process of 14 Alexander Barazenka has been amnestied. ‘On 12 August I was summonsed to Pinsk city prosecutor’s office and informed about it’, said Mr. Barazenka to BelaPAN.
14.08.2009 Address of human rights defenders about language discrimination in the army forwarded again
The address of representatives of Human Rights Center Viasna with the demand to stop the unlawful persecution of the Belarusian-speaking soldiers including F.Viachorka has been forwarded again – this time to Homel inter-garrison military procuracy. The human rights defenders were officially informed about it by lieutenant-colonel A.Kot, first deputy military prosecutor of Belarus.
14.08.2009 Vaukavysk district court justifies oppositionists
Vaukavysk district court retried the case of eight members of the United Civil Party and justified them.
14.08.2009 Hrodna oblast court turned down Ivan Kruk’s appeal
Hrodna oblast court left in force the ruling of Astravets district court by which Ivan Kruk, activist of the civil initiative Astravets nuclear power station is a crime, was fined 700 000 rubles for distribution of printed editions.
14.08.2009 ‘Young Front’ activist Andrei Tsianiuta addressed Russian education minister concerning his expulsion from Bryans Agricultural Academy
Andrei Tsianiuta, activist of the Young Front from Homel, has addressed the Russian education minister with an open letter in connection with his recent expulsion from Bryans Agricultural Academy.
14.08.2009 Political prisoner Artsion Dubski held 16-day hunger-strike of protest
The arrested participant of the Process of 14 has lost 8 kilograms of weight as a result.
14.08.2009 Anzhalika Borys summonsed to police
Head of the unrecognized Union of Poles Anzhalika Borys was summoned to Leninski district police department of Hrodna.