News for 2 Mar 2012
02.03.2012 Liubou Kavaliova: “They cheated me. I wasn’t allowed to meet with my son”
Liubou Kavaliova, the mother of Uladzislau Kavaliou, sentenced to death for the involvement in the terrorist act of 11 April 2011, wanted to use her right to meet her son. She didn’t manage to come to the meeting in January, and wasn’t allowed to meet him in February.
02.03.2012 Lawyer inquiry submitted to Bahusheusk tuberculosis hospital
The Vitsebsk coordinator of the steering committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Tatsiana Seviarynets is worried about the state of one of the patients, Valery Hancharenka, who is currently kept in the psychiatric department. He was placed there after telling journalists about the unbearable conditions and violations of the patients' rights at the hospital.
02.03.2012 Zinaida Mikhniuk applies to Supreme Court
On 8 October 2011 Zinaida Mikhniuk, an organizer of the People's Assembly in Brest, was preventively detained by the police before the event. She was subsequently charged with “using foul language” and fined 70,000 rubles by court, which ignored the testimonies of a woman who saw the detention.
02.03.2012 BCD steering committee sues administration of Culture Palace
The lawsuit of the steering committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party against the administration of the Culture Palace of Minsk City Tractor Plant will be considered by at the Partyzanski District Court of Minsk at 11 a.m. on 19 March.
02.03.2012 Andrei Bandarenka's laptop found at KGB
A laptop seized from Andrei Bandarenka on the border was found at the KGB. Human rights activists from “Platform” organization learned this information from the Brest customs office, RFE/RL reports.