News for 19 Dec 2013
19.12.2013 “Champions of civil society” to be awarded on December 23
The fifth annual awards ceremony of the Assembly of Democratic NGOs “Champions of Civil Society” will be held on December 23 in Minsk. The prize will be awarded to outstanding individuals, organizations and events that have been essential to the development of the Belarusian third sector in 2013.
19.12.2013 Police search apartment of BCD activist in Baranavichy
The police Baranavichy searched last evening the apartment of Artsiom Babei, local activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, the BCD press-service reports quoting its coordinator in the Brest region Zmitser Shurkhai.
19.12.2013 FIDH and the Human Rights Center Viasna Demand the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Mikola Statkevich and Other Political Prisoners
A joint statement by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Human Rights Center "Viasna" on the occasion of the third anniversary of the imprisonment of the 2010 presidential candidate Mikola Statkevich.