News for 25 Aug 2010
25.08.2010 Minsk Economic Court dismisses claim by Havary Praudu civil campaign
The Cassation Court of Minsk Economic Court dismissed a claim lodged by the Rukh Naperad association, famous for its involvement in the Havary Praudu (‘Speak the Truth!’) civil campaign, after the organization’s rent contract was declared invalid and Minsk authorities said they were going to close it down, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
25.08.2010 UCP activist Ulasevich fined
Astravets Court fined local UCP activist Mikola Ulasevich for disobeying fire inspection officials, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
25.08.2010 Brest Viasna HR group seeks registration
Uladzimir Vialichkin and Uladzimir Malei, co-founders of the Brest Viasna human rights association, have addressed the city’s justice department with a statement, demanding to reverse the 20 August court verdict, denying state registration to the HR group.
25.08.2010 Vitsebsk court acquits For Freedom activist Zheliapau
Vitsebsk Chyhunachny Court acquitted Khrystafor Zheliapau, activist of the For Freedom movement, previously charged with alleged illegal distribution of opposition periodicals, Aliaksandr Milinkevich’s press-service reports.
25.08.2010 Belarusian HR activist Volha Karach awarded Radebeuler Couragepreis
Belarusian human rights defender Volha Karach has been awarded the international Radebeuler Couragepreis, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
25.08.2010 Brest court returns the materials of Raman Kisliak's case back to the police
The court of the Leninski district of Brest returned the materials of the administrative case of the human rights activist Raman Kisliak back to the police on August 24, informs BelaPAN.