News for 5 Jan 2010
05.01.2010 Viktar Huminski: ‘Belarus has directly come to starting thorough, transparent and wide discussion on abolishing the death penalty’
Activists of the campaign Human rights activists against death penalty in Belarus received an answer to their address to the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus.
05.01.2010 Vitsebsk: trial for memorial crosses
Today Vitsebsk district court started trying the case that was brought by Vitsebsk district prosecutor’s office against the head of Vitsebsk oblast branch of Belarusian Popular Front Party Kastus Smolikau.
05.01.2010 ’Young Front’ is denied in renting premises for constituent assembly
The Belarusian youth organization Young Front that is registered in Czech intends to hold another constituent assembly at the end of January and again apply to the Ministry of Justice of Belarus for registration. Bear in mind that since 2000 the ministry five times refused to register the organization.
05.01.2010 MIA justifies arbitrary arrests of oppositionists
A leader of Young Front Anastasia Palazhanka and its activist Andrei Liaukovich received answers to their complaints to the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
05.01.2010 Autukhovich’s motion for dropping the criminal case dismissed
The motion of Mikalai Autukhovich, an entrepreneur from Vaukavysk, to close the criminal case against him has been denied. BelaPAN was informed about that by Pavel Sapelka, Autukhovich’s lawyer.