News for 23 Mar 2009
23.03.2009 Volnaye Hlybokaye independent newspaper denied right to post subscription
Uladzimer Skrabutan, editor-in-chief of the Volnaye Hlybokaye independent newspaper, has received a letter from the administration of the Belposhta state postal enterprise, saying that the newspaper would not be enrolled on the nation-wide subscription list due to ‘inexpediency.’ According to Mr.Skrabutan, the decision was caused by ‘personal unwillingness’ of the Belarusian postal monopoly to make a contract with the disloyal newspaper.
23.03.2009 Artur Finkevich got 0.5-million fine
The Savetski district court of Minsk fined youth activist Artur Finkevich of 525,000 Belarusian rubles.
A judgement against Artur Finkevich was delivered by judge of the Savetski district court of Minsk Lyudmila Savastsyan.
Leader of the initiative “Young Belarus” is satisfied with the court decision, for, according to him, he will be able to take part in demonstration on Freedom Day, March 25.