News for 7 Feb 2014
07.02.2014 Polish MP met Natalia Pinchuk
Adam Lipinski met the spouse of political prisoner Ales Bialatski in Minsk. The reports come from Polish media.
07.02.2014 Vital Rymasheuski fined for "groundless call to police"
Former presidential candidate, co-chairman of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Vital Rymashevski was fined 16 basic units for participation in a picket near the Kamarouski market.
07.02.2014 No representatives of opposition parties in PECs in Mahiliou region
Belarusian Leftist Party “Fair World” and the United Civil Party nominated 19 and 10 members to the precinct election commissions of the Mahiliou region respectively.
07.02.2014 Journalist summoned to prosecutor's office
Yury Dziashuk, independent journalist from Buiarozauka. received a subpoena from the Lida District Prosecutor's Office, to come to Assistant Attorney Zinouyeu on February 10.
07.02.2014 Prison administration shoot Ihar Alinevich's meeting with his parents on video
The administration of the Navapolatsk penal colony recorded the recent short-term meeting of political prisoner Ihar Alinevich on video and audio.
07.02.2014 Only nine partisans got incluled in the PECs created in Brest region
9,608 people were included in the 954 precinct election commissions created in the Brest region. The commissions are dominated by people who were nominated “by citizens” – 4,094 representatives (or 42.6 %).
07.02.2014 Aleh Ramashkevich warned for handing out newspapers in Vialikaya Berastavitsa
On February 6 at a local civil society activist Aleh Ramashkevich was invited to a meeting of the Berastavitsa District Election Commission, and later – to a meeting of a constituency election commission.
07.02.2014 Anarchy in Mahiliou detention center
The head of this institution Krasnou can not establish who is kept in the same cells with the people who are convicted for administrative offenses. This follows from his response to an activist of the United Civil Party Anton Kastsou, who was serving a three-night arrest for organizing protests against the introduction of a new tax on motor cars, "Stop Tax".
07.02.2014 Biaroza: 43 PECs established in three minutes
43 precinct election commission were established at a meeting of the Biaroza District Executive Committee. Participants of the meeting were handed down the lists of members of the PECs.
07.02.2014 Palitviazni.info: The Chronicles of Belarusian Political Prisoners
Human Rights Center Viasna and Polish organization Foundation for the Development of Democratic Initiatives published book Palitviazni.info: The Chronicles of Belarusian Political Prisoners
07.02.2014 Journalist Threatened after Writing an Article about Presumed Pedophile
The journalist for TUT.by Katsiaryna Siniuk received a threatening SMS after the portal published an article about a criminal case being handled over a businessman possibly involved in debauchery of youth.