News for 6 Jul 2010
06.07.2010 Will Barysau authorities review their decision concerning determined places for mass events?
Recently, the Barysau District Court fined, Ales Abramovich, a democratic activist from Barysau, 875,000 rubles (about $290) under Article 34.34, part 2 of the Code of Administrative Offences, ‘violation of the rules of holding mass events’. The activist appealed against the verdict at the Minsk Region Court. The activist intends to proceed up to the UN Human Rights Committee if his claims won’t be granted at the national level.
06.07.2010 Website of socio-political newspaper ‘Vitsebski Kuryer’ is blocked
The editorial board associates it with the enforcement of Decree #60 regulating the activities of the national internet resources.
06.07.2010 Siarhei Panamarou is suspected in insult of officials
Siarhei Panamarou, a Kletsk activist of the For Freedom movement, was summoned to the Minsk Region Procuracy for an interrogation at 10 a.m. on 9 July, at the office of an investigator of especially important cases, Mr. Azarevich, in Shchadryn Street, 1.
06.07.2010 Mahiliou: trial concerning cruel treatment of activist of ‘Speak Truth’
On 5 July, the Leninski District Court of Mahiliou started considering the complaint of Aksana Samuilava, a volunteer of the Speak Truth civil campaign, who accused the chief guard of the Mahilou factory Liftmash of infliction of bodily injuries to her.
06.07.2010 Trade union is expelled from plant
The administration of the Babruisk plant of tractor details and aggregates issued the ruling about the forced eviction of the local organization of the Free Trade Union of Belarus from its office. The order was signed by Piatro Slabadchuk, Deputy Chairperson on ideological work. The necessity of the eviction is motivated by ‘productive necessity’. The trade union considers the order unlawful and intends to go to the law.