News for 7 Jun 2012
07.06.2012 Hrodna: court conveyer at work again
Trials over the journalists and civil activists, detained at a picket against the introduction of Russian-language classes in the only school with the Polish language of instruction in Hrodna, started on 6 June.
07.06.2012 Malaryta authorities ban picket and ask about sources of its financing
Human rights defender Uladzimir Malei, who applied to the Malaryta District Executive Committee for authorization of a picket “For fair elections without Lukashenka”, received a negative answer, signed by the deputy head of the committee Vadzim Shpetny.
07.06.2012 Andrei Sannikau searched on border
A former political prisoner and presidential candidate was taken off a train from Minsk to Vilnius.
07.06.2012 Sannikau’s lawyer banned from leaving Belarus
Maryna Kavaleuskaya, a lawyer of the former political prisoner, was banned from leaving Belarus.