News for 7 Mar 2012
07.03.2012 What are Ales Bialiatski’s perspectives in penal colony?
Political prisoner, human rights defender Ales Bialiatski sent his friends and relatives first postcards from the Babruisk penal colony where he has been kept since 28 February. He was placed in the quarantine for two weeks.
07.03.2012 Hrodna: human rights defender Viktar Sazonau officially warned against holding picket
On 7 March the Hrodna police officially warned Viktar Sazonau about the possible administrative punishment for holding an unauthorized picket.
07.03.2012 Brest authorities ban picket in support of trade-union activist Aleh Stakhayevich
Zinaida Mikhniuk, the head of Brest regional branch of the Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry, wasn't allowed to hold a picket of solidarity with Aleh Stakhayevich, the head of an independent trade-union branch at the "Granite" enterprise in Mikashevichy who was fired for his trade-union activities.
07.03.2012 Anatol Liabedzka not let abroad
On 7 March the leader of the United Civil Party (UCP), Anatol Liabedzka, was told on the Belarusian-Lithuanian border he was not permitted to visit the EU.