The detention was carried out at about 3.30 p.m. on 5 June. As stated by the editor of "Vitsebski Kur'yer" Aleh Barshcheuski, Natallia Liavonava was detained for handing out the newspaper "Nash Dom".
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The detention took place at about 3 p.m. on June 16, while Ales Silich, journalist of the Belsat independent TV channel, was making a story in Staubtsy district, where, according to some reports, a suspicious pig pestilence was recently noticed, the BAJ press-service reports.
The UN Human Rights Committee has taken a decision on a complaint filed by a Brest activist of the Movement "For Freedom", Zhana Koush. The decision states that Belarus violated her right to freedom and personal immunity by unlawful detention.
The leader of Babruisk branch of the United Civil Party Viktar Buzinayeu received a notice from the customs officers due to the "completion of the customs examination". Bear in mind that on 29 March the Buzinayeus' car was detained on the border and several brochures and a book of Uladzimir Niakliayeu's poems were found in it.
FIDH and the Human Rights Center “Viasna” demand that charges against six people, including two journalists, one human rights defender and one activist, be dropped in relation to their engagement in this years annual commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Members of the organising committee for holding the Chernobyl Way rally had a press conference in Minsk. The website charter97.org has learnt it from Vital Rymasheuski, a co-head of the organising committee to found the Belarusian Christian Democracy party (BCD).
The Belarusian authorities are afraid of the topic of Chernobyl and Astravets. Tatsiana Novikava, a coordinator of the Belarusian anti-nuclear campaign, said it in her comment to charter97.org on mass detentions of ecological activists ahead of the Chernobyl Way rally.