News for 31 May 2010
31.05.2010 Joint Statement by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Human Rights Center ‘Viasna’
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member-organization in Belarus Human Rights Center ‘Viasna’ express deep concern about the wave of new repressive actions (searches, interrogations and arrests) in respect of civil society activists, human rights activists, independent journalists and political opponents as well as in connection with the general deterioration of human rights situation in the country.
31.05.2010 Opposition activist from Mahiliou detained after Young Front congress
Uladzimir Zorki from Mahiliou ended up being detained and interrogated by special agents after the 7th founding congress of the Malady Front (Young Front) organization.
The policemen arrested the young man on October Square, when he was with his friends in the center of Minsk awaiting his train to Mahiliou, Young Front spokesman Stanislau Stesik told Euroradio.