News for 16 Oct 2013
16.10.2013 Baranavichy activist seeks premises for Ukrainian minority group in court
On October 16, the court of Baranavichy district and the city of Baranavichy held a preliminary examination of a complaint by local civil society activist Mikalai Charnavus against head of the economics department of Baranavichy city executive committee Raisa Ulasovich.
16.10.2013 Congratulations on the birth of twins for Uladzimir Labkovich!
Viasna activists sincerely congratulate our colleague, member of the Board of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Uladzimir Labkovich on the birth of twins! On October 16, Uladzimir became the father of two wonderful boys.
16.10.2013 Zmitser Dashkevich threatened with new jail term
A former political prisoner can be thrown behind bars for any violation of the rules of police supervision.
16.10.2013 Mikalai Autukhovich: Don't believe if I am reported to have a stroke
A political prisoner fears new repressions from the staff of the Hrodna prison.
16.10.2013 Jurists Alarmed by New Presidential Edict on Broadcasting and Printing Activities
“Performing licensed activities for the purpose which contradicts the interests of the Republic of Belarus” will be a gross violation of the law on licensing.
16.10.2013 Two more pickets banned in Vitsebsk
Both bans are signed by the same person, deputy chair of Chyhunachny district administration Natallia Liapioshkina.
16.10.2013 Another lawsuit against Krychau newspaper
The District Court of Krychau opened yesterday the hearing of a civil suit filed by workers of the Cherykau-based PMK -280 (Mobile Mechanical Division) against journalists of the Volny Horad newspaper.
16.10.2013 Mahiliou opposition activist faces eviction
Mikalai Zalozny, an activist of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada), received a summons from Leninski District Court, saying that on 24 October, 2013 Judge Yulia Trapynina will consider eviction of the activist from the hostel he currently lives in without being given alternative accommodation.