News for 26 Jan 2011
26.01.2011 UN Committee registers claim of Belarusian human rights activists
The United Nations Committee on Human Rights has registered and taken into consideration the claim on violation of the freedom of associations in Belarus. A human rights activist Aleh Volchak has informed this, reports BelaPAN.
26.01.2011 First cases on "mass disturbances" to be transferred to court in beginning of February
The first cases of participants of the December 19 action in Minsk will be transferred to the court in the beginning of February. The Minister of Internal Affairs Anatol Kuliashou has informed this at the press-conference in Minsk.
26.01.2011 Three more accused in mass riot case
Three more persons, Dzmitry Bulanau, Aliaksnadr Kviavtkevich and Vasil Parfiankou have been officially charged with participation in the 19 December mass riot. In total, there are 36 persons accused in the criminal case.
26.01.2011 Mass searches in Homel
Today, Homel KGB searched the office shared by local pro-democratic forces. Simultaneously, KGB officers searched the residences of local activists Vasil Paliakou and Leanid Sudalenka.
26.01.2011 Russian national may be deprived of Belarusian residence permit for participation in mass riots
On 24 January, the mother of Ivan Gaponov, who is facing criminal charges for participation in the 19 mass riots, was told her son might be deprived of Belarusian residence permit.
26.01.2011 KGB warns Homel student of criminal prosecution for participation in illegal rallies
On 25 January, Homel student Ruslan Nikitsenka was warned of possible criminal prosecution for participation in illegal rallies during a conversation at local KGB office.
26.01.2011 Detention of activist Dziadok extended till 6 March
The detention of Mikalai Dziadok, accused in the anarchists’ case, has been extended till 6 March.
26.01.2011 Activist Mirzayanau is another suspect in mass riot case
Fiodar Mirzayanau, detained on 25 January by the KGB, has been declared another suspect in the mass riot criminal case.