News for 22 Jun 2011
22.06.2011 Political prisoner Zmitser Bandarenka taken to medical unit
His health condition has deteriorated greatly behind bars.
22.06.2011 One more person charged in mass disorder case over post-election protest
One more person, Svyataslaw Baranovich, has been charged in a mass disorder case opened following a post-election protest that was staged in central Minsk on December 19, 2010.
22.06.2011 Prisoners' godparenthoood: Hans-Gert Pöttering adopts Ales Kirkevich
Hans-Gert Pöttering, former president of the European Parliament and chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, has taken on a prisoner’s godparenthood for Ales Kirkevich.
22.06.2011 Blogger from Lida fined 700,000 rubles
The judgement as delivered by the Lida district court to a user of Vkontakte social network Yauheny Kutsko for insulting former chairman of the Lida district executive committee Andrei Khudyka, now deputy chairman of the Hrodna region executive committee.
22.06.2011 Amnesty International: Unprecedented deterioration in the human rights situation in Belarus
Amnesty International says in its report that clampdown on dissenting voices continues unabated in Belarus six months after the country’s presidential elections.