News for 31 Oct 2011
31.10.2011 Former political prisoner Malchanau and his friend face criminal charges
Former prisoner of conscience Aliaksandr Malchanau and his friend Andrei Nikalayeuski have been charged with disrespect to the state symbols (Article 370 of the Criminal Code) for alleged staining several state flags with paint in the center of Barysau on 26 October.
31.10.2011 Minsk courts convict activists
Several activists have been convicted over alleged disorderly conduct by Minsk courts this afternoon, including Right Alliance member Yury Karetnikau (sentenced to 10 days of administrative arrest) and European Belarus activist Mikhail Yermaliuk (5 days of arrest).