News for 21 Apr 2014
21.04.2014 Ongoing harassment of UCP activists in Brest
Iryna Siniapkina, a member of the United Civil Party in Brest, received a summons from local police, which however failed to indicate the date and time of the expected visit, as well as the reasons for the call.
21.04.2014 Biaroza human rights defenders challenge picket ban
The Biaroza District Executive Committee admitted lack of independence professionalism when on March 20 it gave permission to hold a rally on Freedom Day and three days before the event reversed its decision.
21.04.2014 Journalist carrying election observation bulletins not admitted to Belarus
Journalist Anna Azemsha was sent back at Belarus’ border with Lithuania because there were election observation bulletins in the car.
21.04.2014 Journalist in Vitsebsk facing charges over illegal work for foreign media
The fact that journalist Alena Stsiapanava is accused of working without accreditation for foreign media was reported during her visit to the Kastrychnitski district police department of Vitsebsk.