News for 17 Mar 2012
17.03.2012 Uladzislau Kavaliou and Dzmitry Kanavalau executed
Uladzislau Kavaliou, convicted of involvement in the plotting of a terrorist act in Minsk metro on 11 April, 2011, has been executed, says an official communication issued by the Supreme Court of Belarus dated 16 March.
17.03.2012 Activist detained in protest outside China embassy
Yauhen Kontush, activist of the Belarusian National Bolsheviks movement, was detained by police during a protest staged outside the Chinese embassy in Minsk on 16 March.
17.03.2012 Activist gets 10 days of arrest for ‘garbage heap of history’ action
On 16 March, Minsk Savetski District Court sentenced activist of the Zmena youth opposition movement Uladzimir Bachyla to ten days of administrative arrest for alleged staging an action called “A Garbage Heap of History” in central Minsk back on 14 March.