News for 5 Apr 2013
05.04.2013 Minskers united against compaction
Initiative groups of citizens protesting against the policy of the compacted construction in Minsk, have signed a memorandum on cooperation and mutual assistance. With the mediation of the "European Perspective" they want to influence the urban planning of Minsk City Executive Committee.
05.04.2013 Viachaslau Shved gets officially dismissed from Hrodna State University
The order for the dismissal of the doctor of historical sciences was signed by the rector of Hrodna State University, Andrei Karol.
05.04.2013 Vitsebsk Regional Court dismissed appeal of Leanid Autukhou
Leanid Autukhou, the head of Vitsebsk regional branch of the Belarusian Popular Front, wanted to appeal a verdict, issued by Ina Harbatouskaya, Judge of Kastrychnitski District Court of Vitsebsk, on 25 March.
05.04.2013 Website of Mahiliou "Viasna" branch resumed its activity
The website of Mahiliou branch of the Human Rights Center "Viasna", mahilyowspring.org, started working again. The deleted two-year's information was restored, the slandering articles, published by unidentified persons, were deleted. Specialists are working at the increase of its security.
05.04.2013 Swedish human rights defenders demand to exclude Belarus from "Eurovision" contest
Their other demand is to exclude the Belarusian TV from the European Broadcasting Union.
05.04.2013 Slonim: it is prohibited to open ventilation panes and windows on Tuesday
On Tuesday, 9 April, President Lukashenka intends to pay a visit to Slonim worsted spinning factory.
05.04.2013 KGB finds "Belarus Press Photo-2011" album extremist
Photo journalist and co-organizer of the contest "Belarus Press Photo" Yuliya Darashkevich published this information at her Facebook account on 4 April. The albums were confiscated at the border crossing point "Kamenny Loh" on 12 November 2012.