News for 8 Sep 2009
08.09.2009 Navapolatsk entrepreneur Yauheniya Bochurnaya declares indefinite hunger-strike
According to unofficial information, on 4 September Navapolatsk entrepreneur Yauheniya Bochurnaya, director of the open stock society Votrzzha, declared an indefinite hunger-strike. This was stated to the BelaPAN by her husband, Uladzimir Zhurba.
08.09.2009 Head of Supreme Court refused to discuss judicial come-offs again
As said by the resident of Babruisk Liubou Sankevich, the head of the Supreme Court Valiantsin Sukala refused to discuss the problem of judicial come-offs with a group of women who disagree with the court decisions on their civil cases or the criminal cases against their relatives, for the third time.
08.09.2009 ‘Young Front’ pickets Russian Embassy on Belarusian Military Glory Day
Riot police detained Young Front activists Mikalai Dzemidzenka and Marharyta Karol. The young oppositionists tried to unfurl a banner near the Russia’s embassy in Minsk, RFE/RL reports.
08.09.2009 Military medics issue new diagnosis to ‘Young Front’ activist Andrei Tsianiuta
Andrei Tsyanyuta has discharged from the hospital, where he had been examined within the frames of the drafting campaign.
08.09.2009 Review-Chronicle of Human Rights Violations in Belarus in July-August 2009
A year passed since the celebration of the official Independence Day on 3 July 2008, at which more than 50 people had been injured after the explosion of a home-made bomb. A criminal case under the article 'malignant hooliganism' was brought on this fact. Aleh Piakarski, Chairperson of the organized crime department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, stated to Interfax that, 120 persons were considered as suspects in the explosion case since 3 July 2008 till 3 July 2009, but none of them proved to be guilty.