News for 22 Dec 2013
22.12.2013 Biaroza activist detained for distribution of leaflets advertising “Stop-Tax” campaign
Plainclothes policemen employees of Biaroza detained on Friday evening Aliaksandr Kabanau and his brother Yauhen as they were distributing leaflets to support the campaign “Stop-Tax”.
22.12.2013 Human rights defenders keep criticizing accessibility in Salihorsk
The administration of the Salihorsk-based bus depot No. 1 turned down a request of local human rights activist Aliaksei Valabuyeu, who demanded to bring the organization of public transport and information on its schedule in line with the objective needs of people with disabilities.
22.12.2013 Mother of BCD activist writes to Baranavichy Prosecutor’s Office
Iryna Karnitskaya, mother of Artsiom Babei, activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, filed a complaint with Baranavichy Interdistrict Prosecutor’s Office about the 18 December raid on their apartment. She says that two plainclothes policemen showed a search warrant signed by the Investigative Committee, but refused to leave a copy of this document.
22.12.2013 Babruisk authorities ban picket of solidarity with Ukrainian pro-EU protesters
Viktar Buzinayeu, leader of the United Civil Party’s Babruisk office, received a response from the city executive committee signed by the deputy chairman Aliaksandr Markachou. The paper says that the march and rally that activists wanted to stage on December 21 in solidarity with the Ukrainians were not allowed.