News for 27 Oct 2011
27.10.2011 Photofact: Ales Bialiatski’s empty chair at Observatory’s Annual Report 2011 presentation in New York on 24 October
Ales Bialiatski’s empty chair during the presentation of Annual Report 2011 by the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders in New York on 24 October.
27.10.2011 Participants of 26 October protest convicted
Minsk Leninski District Court has considered the administrative charges brought against the participants of yesterday’s picket of solidarity with political prisoners staged in Minsk’s Kastrychnitskaya Square.
27.10.2011 European Belarus activist questioned over Justice House arson
On 24 October, Salihorsk activist of the European Belarus opposition movement Uladzimir Lemesh was interrogated by local police in the criminal case initiated following an attack on the House of Justice in Minsk.
27.10.2011 Former political prisoner Malchanau arrested for 10 days
Barysau district court presided by Judge Mrs. Malchanava sentenced former prisoner of conscience Aliaksandr Malchanau to 10 days of administrative arrest for alleged resisting arrest.
27.10.2011 Journalist Alina Radachynskaya warned by General public prosecution
She has informed this live on air to Euroradio.
27.10.2011 Draft introducing fines for accessing forbidden websites has appeared
The fine ranges from 350 thousand to one million roubles.
27.10.2011 Three independent journalists summoned for interrogation
Three independent journalists have been summoned for interrogation to the General Prosecutor’s Office, the press-service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists reports.
27.10.2011 Activist Ilya Mironau detained in Homel on October 26
Policemen detained him when he was leaving his workplace.
27.10.2011 Supreme Court turns down complaint against construction of nuclear plant
The Supreme Court has dismissed a complaint by civil activist Mikalai Ulasevich against President Lukashenka’s Decree #418 on the construction of a nuclear power plant in Astravets district, Hrodna region, www.harodniaspring.org reports.