News for 2 Apr 2014
02.04.2014 Another student gets expelled for civil society activism
Institute of Journalism of the Belarusian State University expelled another active student, member of the Movement "For Freedom" Mikita Semianenka. As stated by the Institute leadership, he was expelled for academic failure, as Mikita did not get a credit in one of the subjects.
02.04.2014 “Viasna” representatives take part in human rights events in Sweden
These days in Stockholm, Days of Belarus are held by the human rights organization Östgruppen, and the second annual conference Defenders' Days - 2014 is held by Civil Rights Defenders.
02.04.2014 Civil Rights Defenders declare Ales Bialiatski Defender of the Year 2014
Ales Bialiatski , founder of the Belarusian human rights organisation Viasna, is the recipient of the 2014 Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award. For over 30 years, he has pursued a life of continuous struggle to campaign for democracy and human rights, first in the Soviet Union and then in Belarus.
02.04.2014 Belarusian Ambassador was shown the door in Brussels
The representative of official Minsk was not allowed to attend the Euronest session.
02.04.2014 Hrodna human rights defenders are summoned to police again
Hrodna human rights defenders Uladzimin Khilmanovich, Raman Yurhel and Viktar Sazonau are to visit the Leninski District Police Department of Hrodna on April 3.
02.04.2014 Alena Kavalenka to be tried for unauthorized picket
Alena Kavalenka, activist of the Conservative-Christian Party “Belarusian Popular Front”and wife of a former political prisoner Siarhei Kavalenka, took part in an electoral picket together with another CCP BPF activist, Yan Dziarzhautsau, on March 22. They stood there with a poster “Boycott the electoral farce!”
02.04.2014 Mahiliou journalist asks the police to find the crackers of the website «Free Format»
Journalist Ales Burakou has filed an appropriate appeal to the Mahiliou police. He asks to identify the persons who hacked passwords and deleted the content of the site and bring them to legal account.