News for 24 Mar 2008
24.03.2008 Katsiaryna Salauyova to be tried on March 27th
The trial over youth activist Katsiaryna Salauyova will start in Polatsak on March 27th, 3 p.m.
24.03.2008 Police detain artist Ales Marachkin
In Minsk police detained well-known artist Ales Marachkin. Marachkin, head of arts group “Pahonia”, was detained in his studio.
24.03.2008 Four Zhodzina activists arrested for 7 days
Today Zhodzina city court tried organizers of the mass action dedicated to the Freedom Day. Paval Krasouski, Yuras Zhylka, Aliaksandar Kamarouski, and Yury Silkin, accused of organization of an unauthorized action, were sentenced to 7 days in jail.
24.03.2008 Shablinski arrested for 3 days for distribution of printed materials
Youth activist Ivan Shablinski was sentenced to 3 days in jail for distribution of unregistered periodicals. He was detained yesterday evening in Minsk when he handed out newsletters to passers-by.
24.03.2008 Pastor fined for religious service
On March 6th in Zhodzina Valiantsin Luhouski, pastor of the Evangelical Church of St. Trinity was triad. He was fined 175, 000 BYR for violation of the Law “about Mass Event in the Republic of Belarus”.
24.03.2008 Aliaksei Lapitski in center of attention of undercover policemen
On March 21st, at 8.30 a.m. a stranger in black jacket knocked on the doors of Aliaksei Lapitski, human rights defender and member of BPF party in Zhodzina. The stranger said he was from police and wanted to talk to Mr. Lapitski.