News for 11 Aug 2010
11.08.2010 Brest official cuts circulation of local independent newspaper
Vasil Mareika, head of the Brestablsayuzdruk state distribution system, ordered to cut the circulation of the Brestski kurier independent newspaper by two-thirds, the Belarusian Association of Journalists reports quoting the newspaper’s Editor-in-chief Mikalai Aliaksandrau.
11.08.2010 Belarusian trade union divested a right for legal protest
Salihorsk district executive committee has prohibited for the Belarusian Independent Trade Union holding a picket against violation of trade union members’ rights planned on August 14.
11.08.2010 Opposition activist Kavalenka fined BYR 770,000
Siarhei Kavalenka, Vitsebsk activist of the BPF Conservative-Christian Party, has been fined BYR 770,000 for insulting policemen during his arrest back in July 2010, Radio Racyja reports.
11.08.2010 Prosecutor Office issued warning to Belsat journalist for a report about heat
Tatsyana Bublikava received an official warning for her journalistic activities without accreditation from the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Supervision agencies considered legality of her work in connection with an application from an agronomist of Uritskaye agricultural production co-operative, “Salidarnasts” reports.