News for 11 Jan 2012
11.01.2012 Babruisk: Anatol Sanatsenka appeals against unlawful visits of police
Anatol Sanatsenka, chief editor of the “Babruiski Kur’er” newspaper, applied to the procuracy with the request to explain the reasons why police officers paid visits to the houses of local journalists and civil activists.
11.01.2012 Mikalai Ulasevich sentenced to pay 1 million rubles as compensation for moral harm
Such a decision was handed down on 10 January by the Ashmyany District Court at the request of the entrepreneur Andrei Dziadkou, who accused anti-nuclear activist Mikalai Ulasevich of disseminating false information insulting his honor and dignity.
11.01.2012 “Viasna” demands immediate release of Siarhei Kavalenka from jail
The Human Rights Center "Viasna" calls on the Belarusian authorities to immediately stop the persecution of the activist of the Conservative-Christian Party “Belarusian Popular Front” Siarhei Kavalenka.
11.01.2012 Procuracy conceals systemic ill-treatment of political prisoner Autukhovich
The Brest Region Procuracy refused to instigate a criminal case over ill-treatment of Mikalai Autukhovich. Investigators say “it was impossible” to reveal the facts of systematic ill-treatment of Autukhovich or encouraging him to commit suicide by the penal colony authorities.