News for 27 Feb 2014
27.02.2014 Election commission in Mahiliou cancels registration of opposition candidate
At the meeting of February 26, the Mahiliou City Election Commission canceled the registration of a candidate from the Belarusian Left Party "Fair World", Anatol Zauyalau. He was nominated in constituency No. 18.
27.02.2014 Homel human rights activist fighting to save Roma family
Maryia Klimovich (Bahdanovich), an activist of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, received a response from the Department of Education, Sports and Tourism of the Homel Regional Executive Committee. The activist urged the head of the department, Iryna Bahdanets, to assist in reviewing the decision to terminate the parental rights of Liubou Makarava, a representative of the local Roma community.
27.02.2014 Belarusian journalist detained at border with Ukraine
Independent journalist Anatol Hatouchyc has been detained at Novaja Huta border crossing point.
27.02.2014 Political prisoner Andrei Haidukou meets parents in prison
The family of Andrei Haidukou, who is serving a sentence in Mahiliou penal colony No. 19, have had a long meeting with the prisoner. This was reported by his mother Volha Haidukova. "My husband and I are returning from Mahiliou. The meeting was O.K. Andrei feels well, his mood is good, too. We were there for three days: we arrived on Friday afternoon and now we are driving back," she said.