News for 24 Dec 2009
24.12.2009 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
We wish you all a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May Christmas Day bring good spirits, well-being, harmony, peace and hopes for new miracles! May the year of 2010 be to you a year rich in health, happiness, understanding and friendly support! Enjoy your holidays!
24.12.2009 UN Human Rights Committee registers complaint by Homel opposition activists
The UN Human Rights Committee has registered the individual complaint by Homel opposition activists Aliaksandr Protska and Andrei Tolchyn, the BelaPAN news agency reports. The complaint has also been sent to the Belarusian government for comments.
24.12.2009 LGBT activists fined
On 23 December Judge Aksana Reliava of Minsk Savetski Court considered the civil cases of two LGBT activists Siarhei Androsenka and Siarhei Pradzed charged with holding an unauthorized picket outside the Iranian embassy on 16 December. Judge Reliava found them guilty and fined the activists BYR 825,000 and 350,000 respectively. Another participant of the picket was fined BYR 105,000 on 17 December.