News for 23 Apr 2014
23.04.2014 Political prisoner Parfiankou thrown to locked cell for half a year
On 7 April Vasil Parfiankou has been placed in a locked-type confinement cell for 6 months. The charter97.org web-site learnt about that from an activist of the European Belarus civic campaign Julia Sciapanava.
23.04.2014 Chernobyl pickets banned in Hrodna
Vadzim Saranchukou and Mikalai Lemianouski, members of the Belarusian Popular Front’s Hrodna office, have received from the executive committee official bans on conducting awareness-raising pickets, scheduled for April 26 to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
23.04.2014 10-days’ arrest for white-red-white flags
Judge Anastasia Asipchyk of Minsk’s Zavodski District Court has sentenced opposition activist Illia Dabratvor to an administrative arrest of 10 days.
23.04.2014 Ashton condemns latest execution in Belarus
The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, has issued a statement to condemn the execution of Pavel Sialiun, Radio Liberty's Belarus service reports.
23.04.2014 Opposition activist Maksim Viniarski goes on hunger strike to protest sentencing
Maksim Viniarski, activist of the European Belarus opposition movement, was sentenced last evening to 12 days of arrest by the Court of Minsk’s Frunzenski district.