News for 11 May 2016
11.05.2016 Activist held in ‘cycling case’ faces formal charges
Dzmitry Paliyenka, an activist detained after the brutal dispersal of the Critical Mass cycling event on April 29, has been officially charged with using violence against a police officer (Article 364 of the Criminal Code). He has also been transferred to the detention center in Žodzina.
11.05.2016 EU Condemns Belarus After Latest Execution
The European Union has expressed concern after news that Belarus, the only country in Europe still to apply capital punishment, had executed another prisoner.