News for 1 Aug 2007
01.08.2007 Minsk: Police Detain Activists of Campaign for Protection of Freedom of Conscience
On 27 July in Minsk the police detained Zmitser Butenka and Andrei Litsvinau, activists of the campaign for protection of freedom of conscience, members of Minsk church New Life of the Association of Christian Denominations of Full Evangel in the Republic of Belarus. According to the information given to BelaPAN by the church lawyer Siarhei Lukanin, the youngsters were heading for St. Symon and Alena church in Nezalezhnastsi Square, where there they intended to collect signatures for amendment of the law on religion. However, at about 4 p.m. near Minsk hotel they were detained by the police.
01.08.2007 Administrative Case against Ales Shulzhytski ‘Expires’
On 30 July judge of Smarhon district court Aliaksandr Dziameshchyk stopped an administrative case against a public activist Uladzimir Shulzhytski because of expiry of the 3-month term for the case consideration.