News for 2 Jun 2011
02.06.2011 Hrodna: the Lemianouskis still haven't been returned the confiscated computer equipment
On 14 February 2011 the police detained two youth activists, Nadzeya Krapivina, and Veranika Lemianouskaya, on suspicion in making political graffiti. Veranika's father, Mikola Lemianouski, is a member of the Belarusian Popular Front Party.
02.06.2011 Political prisoner Dzmitry Novik is pressurized in Shklou penal colony
Dzmitry Novik was sentenced to 42 months in a high-security penal colony for participation in the protest rally against the rigging of the presidential elections on 19 December in Minsk. In his recent telephone conversation with his mother the prisoner said that he was being provoked in prison. He said that soon there could be declared an amnesty, that's why the possible reason for the provocations could be that the prison administration wants to leave him in jail, or even give him another sentence.
02.06.2011 Human rights defender looking for a ruling of Barysau authorities
The human rights defender Aleh Matskevich (in the photo) has spent more than a year looking for a decision of the Barysau District Executive Committee About the order of holding mass events in the Barysau district.
02.06.2011 Interrogations concerning "19 December riot case" continue
Another participant of the 19 December post-election rally has been interrogated recently.
02.06.2011 European MP addresses head of a Minsk prison
Marek Migalski, the member of the European Parliament who had become a godparent for a political prisoner Zmitser Bandarenka, has addressed the chief of the remand prison in Valadarski Street in Minsk.
02.06.2011 Political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich not allowed to meet his father
84-year-old Viktar Statkevich came from Baranavichy to Minsk purposely to visit the KGB prison to see his son, sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment.