News for 24 Aug 2010
24.08.2010 BYR 700,000 fine for street drawing
On 24 August Salihorsk Town Court fined two Young Front activists Andrus Tychyna and Ryhor Astapenia BYR 700,000 each for arranging a street drawing contest marking the 20th anniversary of the proclamation of Belarus’ independence back on 27 July, European Radio for Belarus reports, quoting a Young Front activist Aliaksei Valabuyeu.
24.08.2010 Capital punishment abolishment is important but it is not the only term of Belarus’ return to PACE
The abolishment of the capital punishment is the main but not the only reason for returning the status of a special invitee to Belarus in PACE. The PACE reporter on Belarus Sinikka Hurskainen has informed about it.
24.08.2010 Food parcels for civil detainees: Necessity or luxury?
The issue of receiving food parcels by civil convicts is beyond the mainstream of public consciousness, says human rights activist Siarhei Ustsinau, quoting Stanislau Daniliuk, judge of the Constitutional Court of Belarus.
24.08.2010 Independent publisher Panamarou put on wanted list
On 23 August, Siarhei Panamarou, publisher of the Boiki Kletsk independent newsletter, was put on the wanted list following a court hearing by Slutsk District Court on the same day, the Nasha Niva newspaper reports, quoting the publisher’s lawyer Pavel Sapelka.