News for 18 Jan 2012
18.01.2012 BCD Mahiliou leader faces dismissal
Aleh Aksionau, chair of Mahiliou city office of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party, has been informed that his employment contract would not be extended by the administration of local house building factory, the Narodnaya Volya newspaper reports.
18.01.2012 Minsk authorities ban over 60 pickets in support of Ales Bialiatski
None of over 60 pickets in support of imprisoned Viasna leader Ales Bialiatski expected to be staged by human rights defenders was authorized by Minsk executive authorities.
18.01.2012 Baranavichy activist faces arrogation charges
Baranavichy activist Mikalai Charnavus has been charged under Art. 23.39 of the Administrative Code for alleged usurping the authority of head of local Ukrainian minority union in his application for a picket.
18.01.2012 Salihorsk authorities ban pickets
Salihorsk pro-democratic activists will not be able to stage a picket in support of political prisoners and a meeting to discuss the results of the 4th All-Belarusian Assembly, after their applications were rejected by local executive authorities.
18.01.2012 European Belarus activist detained in Minsk
On 17 January, Minsk police detained activist of the European Belarus opposition movement Danil Hancharou and his friend Iryna Arekhouskaya.
18.01.2012 Statement of Moscow bureau for human rights in connection with situation in Belarus
During all the recent years Belarus is invariably among the countries of the world where human rights are broken to the greatest extent: breaches of human rights in economic sphere and first of all in social-political sphere are the main object of criticism of international organizations.