News for 22 Sep 2011
22.09.2011 Homel activist Zhukouski sentenced to 15 days of arrest
On 22 September, Judge Maryna Damnenka of Homel Tsentralny District Court sentenced local opposition activist Kanstantsin Zhukouski to 15 days of administrative arrest for alleged usage of foul language and resisting arrest, the BelaPAN news agency reports.
22.09.2011 Baranavichy activists detained by police
Baranavichy resident Siarhei Auchynnikau was detained by local police, as he was distributing leaflets advertising the upcoming People’s Congress last evening, local independent web-site www.intex-press.by reports.
22.09.2011 BPF Hrodna leader summoned to KGB
Vadzim Saranchukou, head of the Belarusian Popular Front’s Hrodna city office, will be interrogated by the KGB, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
22.09.2011 Statkevich’s wife reports torture in prison
According to the partner wife of former presidential candidate Mikalai Statkevich, the imprisoned politician has been repeatedly subjected to inhuman treatment while serving his term at Shklou penal colony, the BelaPAN news agency reports.
22.09.2011 Mahiliou human rights defender questioned in Bialiatski’s case
Mahiliou human rights defender Aliaksei Kolchyn has been interrogated by the local office of the State Control Committee’s financial investigation department.
22.09.2011 Homel activist Zhukouski delivered to hospital from police department
He managed to call his wife from the hospital.
22.09.2011 Maira Mora: President assured - release of political prisoners will go on
Renewal of the dialogue between Belarus and the EU is possible only after release and rehabilitation of all political prisoners.
22.09.2011 For Freedom Mahiliou coordinator questioned by customs officials
Aliaksandr Silkou, Mahiliou regional coordinator of the “For Freedom” opposition movement, has been interrogated by local customs department over smuggling charges, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
22.09.2011 Vitsebsk resident appeals violations at UN Human Rights Committee
The UN Human Rights Committee has registered the complaint submitted by Vitsebsk resident Valery Misnikau against alleged violations of his civil rights by the Belarusian authorities.