News for 4 Nov 2009
04.11.2009 Ales Mekh complains about police actions
The civil and political activist Ales Mekh filed to Kobryn district court a complaint about actions of the police during the Dazhynki celebration on 19 September 2009.
04.11.2009 Valiantsin Sukala refused to discuss judicial runarounds with women’s initiative for the fifth time
On 2 November the head of the Supreme Court Valiantsin Sukala for the first time refused to discuss the problem of judicial runarounds with a group of women who disagreed with the court verdicts on civil and criminal cases against themselves or their relatives.
04.11.2009 Authorities threaten to mass media for writing about swine flu in Belarus
Officials of the Information Ministry will keep a close watch on what is written about flu outbreak by registered media outlets and their websites.
04.11.2009 Vitsebsk: huge fines for white-red-white flags on Ancestors’ Day
Judge of the Kastrychnitski district Edgar Martyrasian fined Vitsebsk activists Taras Surhan and Siarhei Kavalenka 700 000 rubles (about $255) each.