31.08.2010 Havary Praudu activist detained in Salihorsk
Salihorsk police detained Tatsiana Kuchynskaya, activist of the Havary Praudu opposition movement, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
Today, on August 30, the International Day of the Disappeared is being marked across the world. The International Day of the Disappeared on August 30 is an annual commemoration day created to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives and/or legal representatives.
Yaraslau Bernikovich, activist of the For Freedom opposition movement and member of the BPF party, was forced to provide explanations on the recent Larysa Heniuyush memorial festival held in the town of Hlybokaye, Vitsebsk region, and officially banned by the local authorities, Radio Racyja reports.
Brest police detained Raman Kisliak, activist of the For Freedom opposition movement, as he was distributing leaflets ‘It should not happen again!”, featuring information on forced disappearances in Belarus, Aliaksandr Milinkevich’s press-service reports.
Mazyr town authorities banned a meeting at the site of self-immolation committed by some 20 Jews on 31 August 1941, the BelaPAN news agency reports, quoting Pavel Nazdra, chair of the Belarusian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments.
In today’s Belarus, an individual is deprived of any opportunities to exonerate oneself, says human rights activist Siarhei Ustsinau, analyzing the verdict by Judge Aksana Reliava of Minsk Savetski Court in the civil case of activist Viachaslau Siuchyk.