News for 28 Nov 2007
28.11.2007 Address of Relatives of Abducted Politicians and a Journalist to Prosecutor General
One of the 12th recommendations of the EU to Belarus is “holding due independent investigation or revision of the cases of citizens’ disappearance”. On October 30 relatives of the oppositionists abducted in Belarus, Zinaida Hanchar, Iryna Krasouskaya, Svyatlana Zavadskaya, Volha Zavadskaya, and their legal representatives Harry Pahanyajla and Aleh Vouchak have handed over to the prosecutor general of Belarus a document, based on public investigation of these high-profile cases.
28.11.2007 Another Journalist Summoned to KGB
On November 27th, Mikola Kananovich, a journalist of a non-governmental periodical “Gazeta Slonimskaya”, received a phone call summoning him for a conversation “with no protocol” at the Slonim KGB branch.
28.11.2007 Entrepreneurs to Strike
Presidential decree #760 is to come into force on January 1. According to the decree, only legal entities – state-owned or private – will be authorized to employ workforce. Nevertheless, more than 90 percent of entrepreneurs refused to register as legal entities – private unitary enterprise – even though the procedure was sometimes facilitated. Will they keep on their work after the New Year? What are the sentiments of entrepreneurs today?
28.11.2007 Katsiaryna Salauyova: «It Resembled Criminal Series»
Katsiaryna Salauyova, Young Front activist, was detained in Polatsak on Sunday night. The girl was caught by unknown people in civvies and taken to a police department by force. The victim tells the details of her detainment to the Young Front press service.
28.11.2007 Policemen Read «Ordinary President»
On November, 26, KGB investigator Aliaksei Shahinau returned the computer, confiscated from Svetlahorsk dweller Sviatlana Mikhalchanka a month ago.