News for 9 May 2009
09.05.2009 Zmitser Fedaruk is returned to military unit
A leader of the Young Front Zmitser Khvedaruk, who was forcedly drafted into the army, is sent back to the military unit. The decision was issued by the medical commission of the main military clinical medical center of the Armed forces #432, after Zmitser spent a week at this institution for being examined by medics.
09.05.2009 Pressurization of Astravets activists continues
On 5 May a police officer visited the apartment of the member of the organizing committee of the civil initiative Astravets nuclear power station is a crime Ivan Kruk to interrogate the latter concerning distribution of the informational materials dedicated to the 23rd anniversary of Chernobyl accident and the official plans of constructing a nuclear power station in Astravets.
09.05.2009 Vadzim Kanapatski filed complaint to prosecutor’s office
The deputy head of Minsk city organization of the BPF Party Vadzim Kanapatski, unlawfully detained on the eve of 7 May action, has filed a complaint to Tsentralny district prosecutor’s office against the unlawful actions of the police officers.
09.05.2009 Police beat up participants of 7 May action
Participants of the rally on 7 May were beaten even for a denial to be fingerprinted, though formally this procedure is voluntary.
09.05.2009 Political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich calls activists to stop hunger-strike of solidarity with him
As said by the lawyer of the political prisoner Pavel Sapelka, Mikalai Autukhovich calls on the people who are keeping the hunger-strike of solidarity with him to stop it. He thanks everybody for the support, but says that their health and youth are necessary to continue the struggle for democracy.