News for 4 Aug 2010
04.08.2010 Youth NGOs propose draft on alternative service
A number of Belarusian youth organizations, including ‘Civil Forum’, ‘Young Democrats’, ‘Movement of Future’, ‘Young Front’, as well as several human rights groups (‘Center for Legal Transformation’, and the Belarusian Helsinki Committee), have developed a draft bill on alternative service, an option provided by Article 57 of the Constitution, but not applied in reality as yet, the Young Front press-service reports.
04.08.2010 Security Council states youth and Internet are getting “politicized”
In the magazine “Belaruskaya Dumka” (A Belarusian Thought) Top Advisor of the State Secretariat of the Security Council Ihar Paddubski has published an article “Some aspects of radical formations’ activities”.
“Despite of a low popularity of radical ideas among the young, none of the really active unregistered structures have stopped its activities voluntarily. More than 10 youth radical formations continue their functioning in the country,” writes an expert on political extremis, and theoretical and practical aspects of counterterrorism, how the author was presented by the magazine.