News for 25 May 2010
25.05.2010 Civil service in Belarus?
Will a bill on alternative service be passed in Belarus? An international forum on the issue is being held in Minsk, Radio Racyja reports. Its aim is to foster the solution of the issue by encouraging the Belarusian Parliament members to consider the introduction of the civil service in the near future. The forum, arranged by Mikhas Pashekvich, leader of the campaign 'For Alternative Civil Service in Belarus', is attended by representatives of NGOs from the majority CIS countries.
25.05.2010 Artsyom Dubski released
Political prisoner Artsyom Dubski has been taken from a penal colony and released at the railway station in Mahilou early in the morning.
Those wanting to meet Artsyom at the gates of colony #16 had to go to the station, Radio Svaboda reports.
25.05.2010 Syarhei Kavalenka fined 140,000 Br
Judge of Chyhunachny district of VItsebsk Uladzislau Shikarau has fined a democratic activist Syarhei Kavalenka 140,000 Br.