News for 4 Sep 2009
04.09.2009 Supreme Court turned down cassation complaint against non-registration of ‘Brestskaya Viasna’
On 3 September the Supreme Court of Belarus considered cassation complaint against the non-registration of the civil association Brestskaya Viasna by the Ministry of Justice. As said by a founder of the organization Uladzimir Vialichkin, ‘the trial ended up predictably. Nobody had any illusions about it. That’s why when the pronounced the verdict: ‘The verdict of Brest oblast court is to be left without changes and the complaint is to be turned down’, for is it witnessed only that we have exhausted the means of struggle for our civil rights on the national level and have only the possibility of applying to the UN Human Rights Committee left to us.’
04.09.2009 Relatives of missing oppositionists demand that Lukashenka not be let in Lithuania
The Lithuanian-Belarusian economic forum, which Lukashenka plans to attend, is to open on 16 September. This day Viktar Hanchar and Anatol Krasouski were kidnapped ten years ago.
04.09.2009 Vitsebsk: oppositionist tortured at police department
Vitsebsk opposition activist Aleh Surhan was tortured at the police department for a white-red-white flag.
04.09.2009 Minsk authorities banned picket dated to anniversary of disappearance of Viktar Hanchar and Anatol Krasouski
The United Civil Party office received a written notice about this on 3 September, RFE/RL reports.