News for 26 Mar 2012
26.03.2012 Ales Bialiatski wins Norwegian ‘Freedom of Expression’ award
The imprisoned leader of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” Ales Bialiatski has been awarded the Freedom of Expression award by the Norwegian Authors´ Union (“Den norske Forfatterforening”).
26.03.2012 Minsk courts convict attendees of benefit concert
Today, Minsk Tsentralny District Court has considered the administrative charges brought against the teenagers arrested during the “Food Not Bombs” benefit concert held in the city’s MTZ Palace of Culture on 24 March.
26.03.2012 Belarus Hunger-Striker Moved To Psychiatric Clinic
MINSK -- Jailed Belarusian opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka, whose health has significantly deteriorated during a lengthy hunger strike, has been transferred to a prison psychiatric clinic.
26.03.2012 Detentions in Navapolatsk
Two Navapolatsk activists were detained by local police, as they were heading to Minsk to take part in yesterday’s sanctioned demonstration.
26.03.2012 Minsk activists convicted of displaying national flag
Minsk activists Mikhail Narushevich and Zmitser Pshenik have been fined BYR 70,000 each by the city’s Pershamaiski District Court this morning for attempting to hoist a white-red-white flag back on 25 March.