News for 23 Mar 2012
23.03.2012 Leu Marholin banned from leaving Belarus
The deputy chair of the United Civil Party (UCP) received an appropriate paper from the police department of Barysau.
23.03.2012 Journalist Zmitser Krauchuk Warned in Minsk
In total, the prosecutor’s office has already issued six warnings to journalists this year.
23.03.2012 EU Ministers Impose New Sanctions On Belarus, Iran, Syria
BRUSSELS -- European Union foreign ministers have imposed new sanctions targeting the Iranian, Belarusian, and Syrian regimes.
23.03.2012 Youth activists sentenced to 5-10 days of arrest
Minsk Maskouski District Court has sentenced Young Front activist Mikola Dzemidzenka to 10 days of administrative arrest on charges of disorderly conduct.
23.03.2012 CE Committee of Ministers condemns executions in Minsk
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a declaration on March 22 deploring the execution of Kanavalau (Konovalov) and Kavalyou (Kovalev).
23.03.2012 Former Latvian Prime Minister not allowed entering Belarus
The former Prime Minister of Latvia, a deputy of the European Parliament Ivar Godmanis has been prohibited entering Belarus.
23.03.2012 Granite trade union leader appeals dismissal
Aleh Stakhayevich, leader of the independent trade union at the Granite enterprise, is appealing his dismissal in the court of Luninets District.
23.03.2012 Young Front activists detained outside Minsk detention center
Two members of the Young Front opposition movement were detained outside Minsk detention center in Akrestsin Street on 22 March.
23.03.2012 Minsk activists to stand trial for hoisting national flag in trade center
On 22 March Minsk police detained activists of the Revolution Through Social Network online community Nasta Shuleika, Mikhas Kostka and an identified photographer, on suspicion of staging an action in the city’s Stalitsa trade center a few hours earlier, when a national white-red-white flag was flown tied to several balloons.
23.03.2012 Young opposition activist jailed after being caught pasting up leaflet on Freedom Day demonstration
Young opposition activist Mikita Kavalenka, a member of European Belarus, was sentenced Thursday to six days in jail after being caught pasting up a leaflet on a sanctioned opposition demonstration to be held in Minsk on March 25.