News for 7 Apr 2008
07.04.2008 Swedish Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights' Open Letter to Lukashenka
Dear Mr. President,
We would like to express our serious concern regarding the trial agaisnt Ms Katsiaryna Salauyova, that is to be held on 8 April in Polatsk.
07.04.2008 Andrei Klimau: ‘This time my health was undermined once and for all’
Soon there will turn two months since the release of the politician Andrei Klimau on parole. In his interview to the Narodnaya Volia Andrei Klimau said that at present he was abroad.
07.04.2008 Parsiukevich to be tried 16 October
As the BelaPAN information agency was informed by the lawyer Vera Stramkouskaya, the legal proceedings in the case of the entrepreneur Siarhei Parsiukevich will start 16 October. The case will be tried by the judge Uladzimir Audzeyenka. The case was passed to the court 31 March.
07.04.2008 Another journalist interrogated by KGB
4 April the investigator of the Homel oblast KGB office Andrei Kolasau interrogated the journalist Dzmitry Karpenka as a witness in case #05011110396, brought in 2005 on the fact of defaming the head of the state.
07.04.2008 Trial for excursion?
23 March nine civil activists from Homel took part in an excursion dedicated to the activist of the government of the Belarusian People’s Republic Paluta Badunova.
07.04.2008 Participant of 25 March action has broken rib
Doctors of Minsk hospital #3 diagnosed Andrei Babitski, activist of the civil campaign European Belarus, with ‘closed displaced fracture of eighth rib’. The youth activist and dozens of other participants of the demonstration on 25 March were beaten up brutally by riot policemen. Emergency brigade, called to the Savetski district police department, refused to help the oppositionist.