News for 3 Nov 2009
03.11.2009 Human rights defenders again urge MFA to implement the international undertakings of Belarus
Human rights defenders applied with an open address to the minister of foreign affairs Siarhei Martynau concerning the registration of the individual communication of the death convict Vasil Yuzepchuk by the UN Human Rights Committee.
03.11.2009 Political decision on construction of nuclear power station in Astravets has been taken
Moreover, as stated by the Ministry of Energy of Belarus in response to complaints of Belarusian citizens, it not a topic for public discussion.
03.11.2009 Vitsebsk: new arrests for white-red-white flags
On 2 November in Vitsebsk activists of democratic forces walked through the town with Belarusian national flags.
03.11.2009 Homel authorities disrupt celebration of ‘Dziady’
Activists of Homel branch of Frantsishak Skaryna Belarusian language Society are convinced that local authorities are to blame for thwarting the concert dedicated to Dziady.
03.11.2009 Activists of BPF Youth detained in Vitsebsk
At about 3 p.m. on 1 November the police detained the activist of the BPF Youth Siarzhuk Zviozdachkin and the head of Vitsebsk oblast organization Aliaksander Kuzniatsou, both of whom were heading for Minsk.
03.11.2009 Homel: journalists detained for public poll on swine flu
The independent journalists Tatsiana Bublikava and Aleh Ryzhkou were detained in Homel.