News for 13 Feb 2014
13.02.2014 “A Lesson of the Belarusian Language” and “Solidarity of Belarus” are declared extremist
Today the newspaper "Respublika" has published the official list of "extremist materials".
13.02.2014 Babruisk: places for campaigning are inconvenient and few in number
In the Leninski district, candidates and their agents are traditionally allowed to campaign in open areas adjacent to the football field of the youth sports school "Belshyna" in Uricki St., 76a.
13.02.2014 Hrodna: four participants of UCP picket punished with fines
February 12, four members of the United Civil Party were tried for taking part in an electoral picket in Orzeszkowa Street on February 7. As a result, Aliaksandr Vasilevich, Ezhy Hryhencha and Ruslan Kulevich were fined 15 basic units each. Iryna Davidovich, a member of the UCP from Iuye was fined 10 basic units. The court took into account that she was unemployed and had two minor children.
13.02.2014 Pavel Levinau initiated two examinations at election commissions
The human rights activist applied to the prosecutor and the Investigative Committee with allegations of violations of the electoral legislation.
13.02.2014 Political prisoner Parfiankou transferred to Horki
February 11 Vasil Parfiankou was transfered from pre-trial detention facility No. 7 in Zhodzina to correctional colony No. 9 in Horki.
13.02.2014 Supervision for Zmitser Dashkevich extended for 3 months
Minsk's Pershamaiski district court extended the preventive supervision for Young Front's co-head.
13.02.2014 Andrei Sannikau addresses Israeli PM
The leader of the civil campaign European Belarus comments on the scandalous remark by the Israeli diplomat. “Amb. Chagall has to be immediately recalled from Belarus for his unacceptable statements on political prisoners,” Andrei Sannikau wrote on Twitter addressing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
13.02.2014 No oppositionists in Babruisk PECs
The situation with the formation of election commissions in Babruisk is getting worse: this time the commissions don't include any representatives of the democratic community. At the same time, as usual, there are many representatives of pro-government organizations and associations.
13.02.2014 Aliaksandr Frantskevich: Why do we need «Food No Bombs»
Minsk is so colourfull, invitations to the “holiday” with photographs of famous sportsmen are everywhere.