News for 10 Apr 2013
10.04.2013 "Nasha Niva" publishes its 10 April issue with white spots to express solidarity with "Press-Photo of Belarus"
The private Belarusian newspaper "Nasha Niva" removed all photographs from the front page of todays issue and published a large heading: "Beware of Extremism!" on the front page.
10.04.2013 Yan Melnikau gets fined for white-red-white flag
Activist of the "For Freedom" movement Yan Melnikau was punished with a fine for raising a white-red-white flag on 25 March in order to congratulate his compatriots on the Freedom Day.
10.04.2013 Ministry of Justice admits that Young Christian Democrats really held their assembly
On 9 April the Supreme Court held a sitting on the appeal of the registration denial, issued to the civil association "Young Christian Democrats" by the Ministry of Justice.
10.04.2013 Hrodna region: new administrative trial for photos
A new administrative trial for the publication of photographs is expected to be held in Hrodna region. On 25 March the civil activists of the city of Biarozauka traditionally commemorated a general of the Belarusian People's Republic, Kiprian Kandratovich, reburied near the Orthodox church in the district capital, Voranava in May 2000.
10.04.2013 Nina Bahinskaya gets fined 2,5 million rubles
On 10 April Maskouski District Court of Minsk considered a civil case against Nima Bahinskaya. Nina Bahinskaya was detained on Freedom Day, 25 March, for a prayer under a white-red-white flag near St. Symon and Alena church in Minsk. This is the traditional prayer, held by the relatives of political prisoners and civil activists near the monument of archangel Michael.
10.04.2013 Mikalai Ulasevich intends to hold a picket on anniversary of Chernobyl accident
Mikalai Ulasevich, a civil activist from the town of Varniany, filed an appeal to Astravets District Executive Committee for the authorization of the picket he wants to hold on 26 April to mark the 27th anniversary of the accident at Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
10.04.2013 Bresters start collecting signatures for gaining transparency in budget issues
Brest citizens proposed the local authorities to publish the budgets of all levels in the press and the internet and subject the reports on them to public discussions.