News for 17 Oct 2011
17.10.2011 Gay Pride in Minsk banned
Minsk city executive committee has banned Minsk Gay Pride along Akademik Krasin Street in the micro district of Sosny.
17.10.2011 The Thousand Year Journey: Death Penalty Abolition in the UK
From a great King, to Parliamentarians, from the earliest NGOs and onto the public street ….. a thousand year journey to ban the death penalty in the UK. British Ambassador in Belarus Rosemary Thomas writes.
17.10.2011 Baranavichy activist fined BYR 350,000
Baranavichy court has fined Mrs. Anzhalika Kambalava, member of the “People’s Assembly” organizing committee, BYR 350,000 for alleged violation of mass events procedures, namely she was charged with illegal distribution of leaflets.
17.10.2011 Journalist Shytal fined BYR 105,000
Independent journalist Kastus Shytal has been found guilty of “disorderly conduct” on 7 October.
17.10.2011 Baranavichy authorities ban one more picket
Baranavichy civil activist Ryhor Hryk has not been allowed to stage a picket “For a Life without Lies”, despite his compliance with every formality while submitting the application.
17.10.2011 HR defender detained for action of solidarity with Bialiatski in Brest
Raman Kisliak told the city dwellers about the arrest of the head of the human rights center "Viasna" through a megaphone.