News for 14 Oct 2013
14.10.2013 Paviel Vinahradau was taken from prison to outside the city
The opposition activist was taken to the area of the Sokal settlement near Minsk in order to sabotage people meeting him from prison in Akrescina Street.
Paviel Vinahradau’s father reported about that to Radio Svaboda.
14.10.2013 Opposition activists in Vitsyebsk seek permission for demonstration in solidarity with political prisoners
Opposition activists in Vitsyebsk have applied to the city government for permission to stage a demonstration in support of political prisoners on October 29.
14.10.2013 Death penalty discussed in Rechytsa
A discussion on the issue of the death penalty in Belarus took place on October 12 in Rechytsa, Homel region. It was organized by local representative of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Valery Putitski.
14.10.2013 Biaroza: Ideology officials involved in bans on public events
Such a conclusion can be drawn from a letter received by the applicants of a picket scheduled for October 10 that was expected to mark the World Day Against the Death Penalty.
14.10.2013 Trade union activist faces employment obstacles
Leanid Dubanosau, member of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union, has been unable to find job at the Granite state-run enterprise and believes that it is precisely because of his union activities.
14.10.2013 Salihorsk Prosecutor’s Office rejects complaint against state-run newspaper
Salihorsk District Prosecutor's Office considered a complaint lodged by local UCP activist Viktar Malochka against the Shakhtsior state-run newspaper. However, the prosecuting authorities found no reason for the intervention in the incident.
14.10.2013 Hrodna authorities ban anti-fraud demonstration
On October 20, Hrodna civil society activist Aleh Kalinkou was going to hold a demonstration against electoral fraud and in favor of fair elections. His application said there would be only one demonstrator. The city executive committee considered the bid, but on October 11 the activist received a ban signed by the committee’s deputy chair Alena Ahei.