News for 28 Jul 2010
28.07.2010 Salihorsk: ‘Young Front’ activists to be tried for 27 July action as well
On 27 July members of the Salihorsk Young Front organization intended to hold a traditional contest of asphalt drawings dated to the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. However, one of them, Ivan Shyla was detained at his first attempt to take chalk in his hand.
28.07.2010 Minsk: trials over yesterday’s detainees postponed to 5 August
Yesterday, on 27 July, the Minsk police detained Katsiaryna Davydzik, Mikalai Dzemidzenka, Andrei Kim and Viachaslau Siwchyk for participation in the street action in the Yakub Kolas Square dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Belarus.
28.07.2010 Private socio-political weekly ‘Nasha Niva’ got two warnings at once
In one week the newspaper has received two warnings from the Information Ministry for publications indirectly related to Godfather, a documentary about Aliaksandr Lukashenka broadcast on the Russian TV channel NTV.
28.07.2010 Lithuanian position concerning Belarusian nuclear power plant remains negative
The position of Lithuania on construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has not changed. BelaPAN was informed about that by the head of the Nuclear Energy Commission of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Rokas Žilinskas.