News for 28 Feb 2011
28.02.2011 Minsk police detain 7 UCP activists
Seven activists of the United Civic Party of Belarus have been detained by the police in Minsk Kastrychnistkaya Square, reports the UCPB official web-site.
28.02.2011 Ales Bialiatski urges Prosecutor General to investigate torture reports
Ales Bialiatski, vice-president of the International Federation for Human Rights and chair of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, has addressed Belarusian Prosecutor General Ryhor Vasilevich with a demand to investigate the alleged torture facts reported by former presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich in his statement for the media on 28 February.
28.02.2011 Borisovskiye novosti weekly keeps appealing police search
Representatives of the Borisvoskiye novosti independent weekly keep appealing the search at the newspaper’s office carried out by Barysau police on 10 January.
28.02.2011 Barys Khamaida fined 1 million for white-red-white flag
The previous verdicts of "not guilty" pronounced by the Railway Court are being considered by the Regional Court.
28.02.2011 Ales Mihalevich tears KGB cooperation agreement asunder
The former presidential candidate has called the KGB prison a concentration camp where prisoners are tortured in the centre of Minsk.
28.02.2011 Pavel Seviarynets' case to be transferred to court soon
The materials of the criminal case against the co-founder of the BCD party Pavel Sieviarynets are being prepared for transferring to court.