News for 14 Jul 2010
14.07.2010 Protestant Pastor asks Ministry of Justice to check professional qualification of judge
On 13 July, an activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, Pastor of the Protestant Church New Generation Uladzimir Kachahur addressed the Ministry of Justice with the request to check the professional qualification of Judge Valery Ramanouski.
14.07.2010 Homel authorities: no money – no rights
On 12 July, the Tsentralny District Court of Homel considered the lawsuit of the Homel human rights defenders Anatol Paplauny and Leanid Sudalenka against the ban imposed by the Homel City Executive Committee on over 30 pickets that the activists planned to hold in the most populous places of the city on 1 June in order to mark the International Children’s Day.
14.07.2010 Vitsebsk: Siarhei Kavalenka goes on hunger-strike in prison
On 8 July, the Vitsebsk activist of the Conservative-Christian Party Belarusian Popular Front was put in a temporary detention facility for 10 days on decision of the Pershamaiski District Police Department.
14.07.2010 Vialeika internet resource accused of defamation and insults
The popular regional website vialejka.org hasn’t been working for a week as two criminal cases have been instigated against it.