KGB informs: The State Security Committee of the Republic of Belarus has initiated and investigates a criminal case on features of a crime under part 3 of Article 371 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus concerning the fact of unlawful crossing of the state boundary of the Republic of Belarus by citizens of the Kingdom of Sweden at a light airplane.
News for 7 Aug 2012
Last week human rights defender Barys Bukhel passed documents for the inclusion of human rights defender Aliaksei Kolchyn to a precinct election commission. He asked officers of the organizational and personnel department of the Leninski District Executive Committee to inform him about the date, time and place of the sitting on formation of precinct election commissions.
The General Procuracy answered the address of the heads of a number of human rights organizations concerning the problem of preventive detentions and administrative punishment of civil activists and representatives of youth opposition group by sending a letter to the E-mail address of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”.
07.08.2012 Barysau: tax inspection demands that prospective candidate presented tax and income declaration
The head of the Barysau city organization of the United Civil Party Mikhail Vasiliieu received a letter from the tax inspection with the demand to present income and asset declaration for the last four years.
07.08.2012 Petition for release of Ales Bialiatski and all political prisoners passed to Ambassador of Belarus to Lithuania (video)
On 6 August Lithuanian and Belarusian civil activists gathered near the Belarusian Embassy in Vilnius to express solidarity with the well-known human rights defender Ales Bialiatski, detained a year ago and sentenced to 4.5 years of prison for work for the human rights in Belarus.
This time information about violation of the electoral legislation by the head of the department store Viktar Valiushytski was passed to the election commissions of Brest-Western election constituency #1 by one of his possible rivals, the head of the local branch of the Belarusian Social-Democratic Party (Hramada) Hanna Kanius.