News for 12 Dec 2013
12.12.2013 Bialynichy entrepreneurs ordered to pay for New Year decorations
Bialynichy entrepreneurs and private enterprises must buy the necessary materials for decorating the town for the New Year holidays. This week , the appropriate “recommendation” has been sent to private companies and individual entrepreneurs by the Bialy Town Executive Committee.
12.12.2013 Hearings on the case of Slutsk activist to continue on 19 December
The trial of the organizer of the screening of a documentary about Slutsk anti-Bolshevik uprizing Zinaida Tsimoshak will continue on 19 December. She is accused under Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code (organization of or participation in an unauthorized mass event).
12.12.2013 Minsk Gay Pride 2013. Currently not rainbow
In Minsk on December 6 started Minsk Gay Pride 2013, however, instead of rainbow news, information about events related to the Gay Pride is more like police reports.
12.12.2013 Only photos are left from condemned cell in Baku
In Azerbaijan, the death penalty hasn't been used since 1998 , and Bailov prison, where death convicts were kept, was destroyed in July 2009. The building where the convicts were executed can be seen only in photos, as a reminder of barbarism.
12.12.2013 Pressurization of Mikalai Statkevich continues
With the onset of the cold season, the radiators suddenly stopped working in the cell of the political prisoner, former presidential candidate Mikalai Statkevich. Heating has been missing in this and the two neighboring cells for more than 4 days.
12.12.2013 Illia Dabratvor got detained
At about 8 p.m. on 9 December the police came to Illia Dabratvor's home, saying they needed to draw up a report of questioning. Only Illia's wife and minor children were at home, that's why the police tried to find where the activist was and why he was absent.
12.12.2013 Judge presents a fine to human rights defender Pyotr Ivanov on the 65th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights
Pyotr Ivanov held an action to mark the Human Rights Day, 10 December. He came to the center of Vitsebsk and handed out about 50 copies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted 65 years ago by the UN General Assembly.