News for 11 May 2010
11.05.2010 Aliaksandr Kazulin and other detainees to be tried for ‘obscene language’ on 12 May
On 12 May, the Leninski District Court will consider the administrative cases against the people who were detained after the end of the action of solidarity with the political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich that was held near the building of the Supreme Court on 6 May.
11.05.2010 Vitsebsk: Kavalenka brothers released from jail
On 10 May morning, the Vitsebsk activists Siarhei and Vital Kavalenkas were released from the pre-trial prison where they were kept for a day.
11.05.2010 OSCE is concerned with pressurization of media in Belarus
An OSCE representative slams persecution of the Belarusian journalists and criminal cases against charter97.org website.
11.05.2010 European Union considers Autukhovich’s case as politically motivated
On 10 May, the UK Embassy, representing the country holding EU presidency, issued a statement concerning the legal proceedings in the case of Mikalai Autukhovich, Uladzimir Asipenka, and Mikhail Kazlou.