News for 3 Feb 2011
03.02.2011 Picket on Belarus held in Zurich, Switzerland
On 31 January 2011 in Zurich, Amnesty International and Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights staged a joint demonstration for the release of political prisoners in Belarus.
03.02.2011 More accused and suspects in criminal case concerning 19 December ‘mass riot’
Fiodar Mirzayanau, a third year student of Belarusian State Economic University, has become the 38th accused in the mass riot criminal case. He was presented charges on 1 February.
03.02.2011 Searches and interrogations non-stop
KGB officers of Salihorsk have interrogated Uladzimir Lemesh, an electioneering agent of Andrei Sannikau. The interrogation lasted for about 4 hours. Lemesh could not speak about the details as he signed the non-dislosure obligation.
03.02.2011 Authorities try to identify all participants of 19 December protest action
Andrei Mikalayeu, who is involved in a criminal case initiated by the KGB after the events on 19 December, has been called to the military counter-intelligence office.
03.02.2011 The Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Promotion of Civil Society and Human Rights made a statement about the situation in Belarus
February 1, 2011 President's Council of the Russian Federation for the Promotion of Civil Society and Human Rights made a statement about the situation in Belarus. In this statement, the members of the Presidential Council condemned human rights violations that were committed during and after December 19.