News for 14 Jun 2012
14.06.2012 Hrodna: official openly states his indifference
On 14 June there the head of the department of control over executive authorities and coordinative activities of control bodies of the Hrodna Regional State Control Committee Ivan Kashko accepted citizens at the Hrodna City Executive Committee.
14.06.2012 Malaryta police and officials pay a special attitude to human rights defender Malei
It was proved during a prom which was held at the central square of the town of Malaryta.
14.06.2012 “Granite” administration continues ignoring independent trade union
According to the website Media-Palesse, the accountant’s office of the “Granite” plant doesn’t exact member fees from wages of the workers who are members of the trade union.
14.06.2012 Homel: hotel administration breaks rent agreement with “Talaka”
The administration of the “Nadzeya” hotel cancelled the rent agreement with the Homel local core organization “Talaka” on 13 June, several days before the meeting with linguists Piatro Sadouski and Vintsuk Viachorka.
14.06.2012 Soldier Muski refuses to take oath
“Young Front” activist Mikhail Muski was forcedly draft into the army. Though he applied for being assigned to alternative civilian service, referring to his religious convictions, but his application was declined due to the “absence of the mechanism of alternative civilian service”.
14.06.2012 Aliaksandr Malchanau informed about mother’s death only on Wednesday
On 13 June Aliaksandr Malchanau had a meeting with his lawyer at the Zhodzina prison. By coincidence, the telegram about mother’s death was passed to him this day, though Halina Malchanava died back on Saturday, 9 June.
14.06.2012 Mikalai Dziadok to spend 6 months in cell
Political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok was placed in a cell-type facility for 6 months for the alleged refusal to implement the order of the administration of Shklou colony #17 about six-day labor week.
14.06.2012 Court supports dismissal of deputy head of independent trade union at “Granite” enterprise
The deputy head of the independent trade union organization Mikalai Karyshau didn’t manage to defend his right to work at the Luninets District Court.
14.06.2012 Hlybokaye: tax inspection “insistently proposes” subscription to state-owner magazine
Officers of the tax inspection phone to enterprises and “insistently propose” that they subscribe to the magazine “Nalogovyi Vestnik” (“Tax Courier”). The cost of 6-month subscription is 640 800 rubles (about $78).
14.06.2012 Hrodna: court sides with city authorities
On 12 April a lawsuit of an activist of the United Civil Party, Siarhei Lis, against a picket issued by the Hrodna City Executive Committee, was considered at the Leninski District Court of Hrodna.
14.06.2012 Ales Bialiatski receives reprimands in prison
The human rights activist told about the pressure he faced in prison. Ales Bialiatski, imprisoned head of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, wrote about it in a letter to human rights activist Valiantsin Stefanovich:
14.06.2012 Mahiliou region: KGB intimidates oppositionists
Law-enforcement officers hold preventive talks with democratic activists, informing them about administrative liability for taking part in unsanctioned events.
14.06.2012 Valiantsin Stefanovich put on black list by “technical failure”
It took more than three months for the citizenship and migration department at the Ministry of Internal Affairs to admit that Valiantsin Stefanovich was put on the travel ban list by mistake.