News for 20 Sep 2011
20.09.2011 Homel activists detained by police
Two Homel activists have been reportedly detained by the police this afternoon. Andrei Tsianiuta and Vasil Takarenka have been taken to Homel Chyhunachny District Police Department.
20.09.2011 Homel activist goes on hunger-strike in prison
Homel civil activist Dzmitry Shauchenka, sentenced to 15 days of arrest for distributing leaflets on the upcoming “silent protest” on 21 September, has declared a hunger-strike, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
20.09.2011 Hrodna court upholds verdict to journalist Pachobut
On 20 September, Hrodna Regional Court dismissed an appeal lodged by local journalist Andrei Pachobut against an earlier verdict by Hrodna Leninski District Court, the BelaPAN news agency reports.
20.09.2011 Opposition activist in Homyel told by police to stay at home during "silent protest" on Wednesday
A young opposition activist in Homyel has been ordered by police to be at home on the evening of September 21, when a “silent protest” is scheduled to take place in the city.
20.09.2011 Investigator bans Bialiatski’s meeting with wife
Mrs. Tatsiana Kasynkina, investigator of the financial investigation department of the state control committee, has dismissed a request entered by Ales Bialiatski’s wife, who applied for a meeting with the imprisoned Viasna’s leader.
20.09.2011 BCD activist Vaskovich threatened with another criminal case
Yauhen Vaskovich, member of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, is facing one more criminal prosecution for alleged disobeying the penal colony’s inner regulations, the BCD press-service reports, quoting the wife of another convict in so called “anarchists’ case” Mikalai Dziadok, Valerya Khotsina.