News for 8 Feb 2011
08.02.2011 Anarchists face up to 12 years in jail for arsons
The anarchists who are kept in custody on charges in an attack on the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Minsk have received charges on four more arsons.
08.02.2011 Dzmitry Uss is forced to testify against Mikalai Statkevich
On 4 February the former presidential candidate Dzmitry Uss was summonsed for the fourth interrogation within the framework of the ‘mass riot’ criminal case.
08.02.2011 Search at Brest office of United Civil Party
According to a UCP member Marat Nestsiarenka, police and KGB officers started a search at the Brest office of the United Civil Party. The search is connected to the criminal case on 'mass riot', instigated after the protest action of 19 December 2010 in central Minsk.
08.02.2011 Election aftermath: Docent Piatro Mihursk dismissed from Mahiliou State University of Nutrition
Piatro Mihurski, candidate of economical science, had to write an application for retiring on his own will. During the presidential electoral campaign he was an electioneering agent of Uladzimir Niakliayeu. In addition, he supported R.Kastusiou, U.Niakliayeu, V.Rymasheuski and A.Sannikau on the stage of collection of signatures in support of their candidacies.
08.02.2011 Mahiliou: imprisoned for action of solidarity
On 8 February the Leninski District Court of Mahiliou considered the administrative case of Valiantsin Labachou, Siarhei Niahatsin and Natallia Shkadun, participants of an action of solidarity with the families of the missing political activists held in Mahiliou on 16 January.
08.02.2011 Interrogations continue
On 7 February the presidential candidate Uladzimir Niakliayeu was taken to KGB from his house (where he is kept under home arrest). He was interrogated for about an hour. His attorney, Tamara Sidarenka, refused to tell any details because the lawyers of figurants of the 'mass riot' case gave written undertakings not to disclose the information related to the case.