News for 28 Jan 2008
28.01.2008 “Niasvizhski Chas” collects signatures
The editorial team of the regional newspaper Niasvizhski Chas collects signatures of the readers under a petition to Tatsiana Navosha, head of Niasvizh department of “Minskablsayuzdruk” state distribution company, with the request to continue the contract for selling the newspaper in the city kiosks.
28.01.2008 Entrepreneur Ales Makayeu released from jail on Sunday
Ales Makayeu, member of the Entrepreneurs’ coordination council, was released early, at 8 a.m. His term was to be officially over at 11.30 a.m. Mr. Makayeu refused to eat during all 15 days of his arrest.
28.01.2008 Entrepreneurs wait for authorities to decide
It’s a day off today at Minsk markets. Entrepreneurs hope the authorities will take certain steps to regulate the conflict soon. Entrepreneurs hope that during the week the authorities will propose a way out that would allow them to keep their jobs. They plan to continue street actions and other events if edict # 760 is not cancelled.
28.01.2008 Officers speak Belarusian with Zmitser Zhaleznichenka
Deputy Head of BPF Party Aliaksei Yanukevich and executive secretary of BPF Uladzimir Labkovich visited the military unit in Zhlobin, where Zmitser Zhaliznichenka was sent for service. Zmitser Zhaleznichenka is a member of BPF, a straight-A student, who had just been expelled from Homel State University for his political activity.
Representatives of the party leadership passed the words of support to Zmitser and learned first-hand details about the shameful detention of Zmitser on January 24th, just before he was sent to the army.
28.01.2008 BPF Youth activists detained in Vitebsk
On Sunday guys and girls in Vitebsk were handing out independent newspapers to passers-by. The police officers considered that a crime. They detained Krystyna and Viktoria Chyzh, 17, their elder sister Veranika, Artur Shykin, amd Aliaksandar Ilyinets, who chairs kastrychnitski branch of BPF party in Vitebsk.
28.01.2008 Hrodna journalist summoned to police
The editor-in-chief of the non-governmental journal «Magazyn Polski na uchodzstwie» Ihar Bantsar has been summoned to the Leninski police department of Hrodnaas a witness. The reason was not mentioned in the summons, but the journalist is convinced that it is connected with his professional activity.