News for 4 Mar 2010
04.03.2010 Babruisk: election-related pressurization of Christian democrats increases
The most intensive pressurization is exercised on the people who have recently become members of the Belarusian Christian Democracy or members of the initiative groups of BCD members.
04.03.2010 Supreme Court upholds registration denial to ‘Zalaty Leu’
The Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Hrodna oblast court concerning the non-registration of the Slonim NGO Zalaty Leu. On 4 March the Civil Cases College Board of the Supreme Court, presided by Judge Valer Samaliu, considered the complaint lodged by the Zalaty Leu founders and found the verdict of the Hrodna oblast court well-grounded and the registration denial – legal.
04.03.2010 Spoiled holiday
The students who had taken part in the festival of the Belarusian language were made to write explanatory notes concerning the event. It was the first year when the festival was organized officially.
04.03.2010 Vitsebsk: BCD members face obstacles while collecting signatures
Uladzimir Ramanovich, who runs to the Vitsebsk city Soviet of Deputies and collects signatures on his own, was not let in dormitory #3 of Vitsebsk Technological University. The dormitory supervisor didn’t manage to explain Mr. Ramanovich what legal grounds she had for banning him from entering the dormitory. Following this incident, Uladzimir Ramanovich lodged a complaint with the Central Election Commission.
04.03.2010 Mahiliou: Leanid Padbiaretski hasn’t been allowed to collect signatures in student dormitory yet
Leanid Padbiaretski, pretender to candidate, is still waiting for the permission of the administration of Mahiliou State University to collect signatures at student dormitory.
04.03.2010 KGB interrogated ‘Young Front’ activist Kasia Dalidovich
An activist of the Young Front Kasia Dalidovich was interrogated by a KGB officer in the dean’s office of the informational and documentary communications department of the University of Culture.
04.03.2010 Mahiliou oblast: signatures are passed to election commissions
As said on 3 March by Liudmila Makaranka, secretary of the Mahiliou oblast election commission, the territorial and constituency election commissions of the Mahiliou oblast received 1,271 packets of documents for registration of candidates.
04.03.2010 Hlybokaye: military enlistment office tries to draw potential candidate to military training
In Hlybokaye, the initiative group of Zmitser Lupach, representative of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party, actively collects signatures for nomination of his candidacy to the Hlybokaye city Soviet of Deputies. Meanwhile, the local military enlistment office sent him a writ to arrive to the military trainings that would be held in the town of Baravukha on 5-30 April.
04.03.2010 Investigation into Siarhei Kavalenka’s criminal case is over
On 3 March the Bureau of preliminary investigations of the Vitsebsk oblast police department informed Siarhei Kavalenka about the end of the investigation of the criminal case instigated against him for hanging out a white-red-white flag on the main New Year Tree of Vitsebsk. Now Kavalenka has a month for familiarization with the case materials. The case consists of three volumes that were composed in turn by three investigators – Tatsiana Turlayeva, Aksana Muravitskaya and Andrei Baranau.