News for 7 Jul 2014
07.07.2014 Orsha: three picket applications for July 27
Orsha activists of the United Civil Party have filed three applications for holding pickets on July 27, the Day of State Sovereignty Declaration. They intend to hold all three events in the officially approved places: Park Heroyau, on the ground in front of “Aroniya” cafe and in the park of work and recreation of textilemen.
07.07.2014 Brest residents try urge Ministry of Housing Economy to make city authorities to keep pavements in order
Residents of Rechytsa suburb filed a complaint to the Ministry of Housing and Public Utilities. They satate that Brest City Executive Committee ignores the problems persisting in Sonechnaya Street.
07.07.2014 European Commissioner Štefan Füle reminds about main conditions for improvement of relations between EU and official Minsk
Commissioner Füle recalled that any positive change in the EU’s relations with the Belarusian authorities depends on the improvement of human rights and the unconditional release and rehabilitation of all political prisoners.
07.07.2014 Korban, Siarheyenka and Zhylko punished with arrest
July 4, the Partyzanski District Court of Minsk tried the “Alternative” activists Aleh Korban and Uladzimir Siarheyenka, detained on July 2, and activist of the United Civil Party Anton Zhylko, detained in his apartment in the morning on July 3, were tried and sentenced to arrest.
07.07.2014 Political prisoner Vasil Parfiankou refuses to work for prison administration
Vasil Parfiankou was punished with solitary confinement for five days for refusing to enter the "voluntary work" in Horky penal colony.
07.07.2014 Political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich gets a meeting with his wife
Maryna Statkevich had the first short-term meeting with her husband in Mahiliou prison for a year. Mikalai Statkevich is very glad that Ales Bialiatski was released from jail and asks to pass greetings to him as a brave and decent man.
07.07.2014 Political prisoner Eduard Lobau gets welder's diploma
Political prisoner Eduard Lobau ended welder training in Ivatsevichy colony. During a call home Eduard Lobau reported having passed the exam and received a diploma, which was immediately taken away.