News for 14 May 2009
14.05.2009 Uladzimir Labkovich: We can forecast that ‘Nasha Viasna’ won’t be registered again
Members of the civil human rights association Nasha Viasna, the documents for the state registration of which have been once again passed to the Ministry of Justice, inform that officers of the Ministry of Justice calls to their jobs and ask various questions concerning the life and activities of the people who became the founders of the NGO.
14.05.2009 Brest: first detentions before ‘For Freedom’ March
On 14 May at 12 a.m. near the railway station in Brest the police detained the youth activists Mikhail Iliin and Andrei Sharenda for ‘identification’ and guarded them to Leninski district police department. The detained activists were heading for the ‘For Freedom’ march that will to take place on 6 p.m. in Minsk. The detention was explained by an anonymous telephone call informing the police about two people who were behaving like hooligans at the railway station and whose appearance allegedly resembled the detained activists.
14.05.2009 Belarusian Internet provider passes KGB warning to their clients
On 13 May the clients of SOLO Internet service provider have received a strange letter from the director of the company.
14.05.2009 Minsk: picket of solidarity with political prisoners
An action of solidarity with Mikalai Autukhovich, Yury Liavonau and Uladzimir Asipenka was held near the pre-trial detention center #1 of the police department of Minsk city executive committee.
14.05.2009 Belarus is on the fourth position in electronic media control rating
According to the research of an independent US company Cryptohippie, Belarus takes the third position in the rating of the countries with the strongest electronic control.
14.05.2009 Is compulsory sterilization of women carried out in Belarus?
78 per cent of asocial women in Niasvizh district were inserted intrauterine devices or sterilized.
14.05.2009 Pavel Kuryianovich gets fined for stickers
The trial over the Young Front activist Pavel Kuryianovich took place in the court of Pershamaiski district of Minsk.