News for 15 Jun 2011
15.06.2011 Procuracy brought criminal case against blogger Yauhen Lipkovich
The Prosecutor General of Belarus initiated a criminal case concerning insult of the national flag in Yauhen Lipkovich’s blog.
15.06.2011 Ales Bialiatski: “Freedom Award is an echo of 19 December events”
Ales Bialiatski, Chair of the Human Rights Center Viasna, commented on awarding the Freedom Prize to Viasna, the Belarusian Association of Journalists and the Free Theater by the Atlantic Council of the United States.
15.06.2011 Anatol Shumchanka summonsed to procuracy
One of the leaders of the entrepreneur movement, Chair of the civil association Perspective Anatol Shumchanka received a writ to the Leninski District Procuracy for 12 a.m. on 15 June.
15.06.2011 Brest: detention of civil activist Ivan Stasiuk
"Ivan called me at 11.30 p.m. and managed to tell that he was in the Maskouski District Police Department of Brest. His mobile is off at the moment, and the duty officer of the department says that the youngster was not delivered there," said a member of the United Civil Party, Uladzimir Vuyek.
15.06.2011 Members of Norwegian Helsinki Committee not let in Belarus
Two members of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, a citizen of Russia Ina Sangazhyeva and a citizen of the Ukraine Volha Shamshur took a flight from Frankfurt to Minsk by their personal business. However, the Belarusian customs officers didn’t let them in Belarus.
15.06.2011 UPB Activist Ihar Bantsar sentenced to 5 days of arrest
Journalist Andrzej Pisalnik said that Ihar Bantsar, an activist of the Union of Poles in Belarus, was sentenced to five days of arrest.