News for 14 Jan 2011
14.01.2011 Court didn’t punish officials for failure to present information to ecologists
The Hrodna Region Economic Court refused to oblige the direction of the construction of the nuclear power plant in Astravets to familiarize the public circles with documentation concerning the NPP construction. According to Regnum, this information was given on 12 January by a lawyer of the Ekadom NGO, Siarhei Mahonau.
14.01.2011 Homel: Kanstantsin Zhukouski sentenced to 8 days of arrest
On 13 January the Tsentralny District Court of Homel punished a civil activist Kanstantsin Zhukouski with 8 days of arrest upon Article 17.1 of the Criminal Code, ‘disorderly conduct’.
14.01.2011 Aliaksandr Vasileuski – another suspect in ‘mass riot’ case
Aliaksandr Vasileuski had served a 15-day arrest for participation in the protest action of 19 December. Investigators of the Tsentralny District Police Department of Minsk came to his apartment late in the evening and presented a warrant for his detention as a suspect in the criminal case upon Article 293, instigated concerning the events of 19 December. The warrant was signed by an investigator of the Tsentralny District Police Department of Minsk Yu. Baraznouski, on agreement of an investigator of the preliminary investigation board, lieutenant colonel H.Kazakevich.
14.01.2011 European Belarus activist Palina Kuryianovich gets fired
Palina Kuryianovich, an activist of the European Belarus campaign, had to quit her job.
14.01.2011 Chronicle of searches and interrogations
At 11.30 the search in the apartment of the Minsk activist of Speak Truth Ihar Vinnikau came to an end. The police confiscated his computer, two mobile phones, flash drives and books of poetry by Uladzimir Niakliayeu.
14.01.2011 Andrei Pazniak – 31st accused in ‘mass riot’ case
Resident of Zhodzina Andrei Pazniak, born in 1977, was on the list of people detained after the dispersal of the action at the Independence Square. The court fined Andrei Pazniak 1,050,000 rubles (about $350).
14.01.2011 Mother of presidential candidate Dzmitry Uss receives anonymous telephone calls
Anonymous people put psychological pressure on mother of Dzmitry Uss. Euroradio learnt this from the former presidential candidate.