News for 5 Oct 2007
05.10.2007 Employers Are Fined for Refusal to Employ Immoral Parents
The state enterprises are unable to refuse from employing the parents whose children have been alienated. That’s why such people are employed as apprentices with the wages of 160 – 180 000 rubles ($74 – 84).
05.10.2007 Vitsebsk: Court Refuses to Rehabilitate Ales Dzeravianka at University
Pershamaiski district court of Vitsebsk refused to rehabilitate a student Ales Dzeravianka at the paid form of study of the artistic-graphic faculty of Vitsebsk State University Ales Dzeravianka.
05.10.2007 Pinsk: Non-state Newspaper Miastsovy Shliakh Suspends Its Activity for Economical Reasons
The editorial office of the non-state newspaper Miastsovy Shliakh decided to suspend its activities because of a hard financial situation.
05.10.2007 Protestant Pastor Accused of Holding Unauthorized Mass Actions
Christian Human Rights House learned that Homel authorities pressurized the community of the religious association of Full Evangel Christians Living Word and its pastor Zmitser Padlobka in particular.
05.10.2007 Homel: Police Confiscate System Units from UCP Office
On 5 October in Homel the KGB workers searched the UCP office in Paleskaya Street. According to the chair of Homel city UCP office Andrei Tolchyn, the KGB workers confiscated all computer system units and Xerox machines.
05.10.2007 Siarhei Siamionau Justified
On 4 October Tsentralny district court of Homel justified Siarhei Siamionau because of absence of corpus delicti in his actions.
05.10.2007 Yury Istomin Claims Justice
On 5 October, after five days of arrest, the chair of Hrodna oblast office of the United Civil Party Yury Istomin was released from jail. He was sentenced to the prison term by the judge of Kastrychnitski district court of Hrodna Zinaida Bartsevich on charges of petty hooliganism (article 17.1 of the Administrative Code).
05.10.2007 Tovarishch Editor Appeals against Police Raid
The chief editor of the Tovarishch, newspaper of the oppositional Party of Communists of Belarus (PCB), has lodged a complaint with the Prosecutor General’s Office and Leninski district prosecutor’s office in Minsk in connection with the last month’s police raid on the newspaper’s office.
05.10.2007 Supreme Economic Court Turns down BHC Suit
The Supreme Economic Court rejected a complaint of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee against the Soviet of Ministers and the Ministry of Finances. The Soviet of Ministers’ spokesman didn’t appear on the processing of the complaint, RFE/RL reported.
05.10.2007 Milinkevich Passes His Award to Seviarynets
Former candidate for presidency Aliaksandr Milinkevich has surrendered his Hanno R. Ellenbogen Citizenship Award in favor of young opposition leader Pavel Seviarynets.