News for 6 Sep 2010
06.09.2010 Hrodna: detention for leaflets with Yaraslau Ramanchuk’s address to entrepreneurs
On 4 September, policemen in mufti were waiting for distributors of opposition leaflets in the mini-markets of Hrodna.
06.09.2010 Detentions of activists of Belarusian Christian Democracy
The Minsk police keep detaining the activists of the Belarusian Christian Democracy who are collecting signatures for returning St. Joseph’s church to believers.
06.09.2010 Homel: detention for ‘Popular Program’
An activist of the For Freedom movement, Aliaksandr Protska, was detained near the Davydauski market in Homel for handing out booklets with the Popular Program of the presidential candidate Aliaksandr Milinkevich.
06.09.2010 Death of journalist Aleh Biabenin looks rather suspicious from all sides
The journalist Aleh Biabenin, one of the founders and leaders of the civil campaign Charter’97, was found hanged at 5.30 p.m. on 3 September in his summer cottage not far from Minsk.
06.09.2010 Detention of anarchists
At about 6 a.m. on 3 September, a group of anarchists was detained by the police in connection with the arson in the Russian Embassy in Belarus. One of the detainees was interrogated about the incident near the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Minsk, at the territory of which Molotov cocktails had been pelted, and was released at about 7 p.m. the same day. Mikalai Dziadok, Aliaksandr Frantskevich, Ihar Istazarau, Valeryia Khotsina, Anton Laptsionak, Siarhei Sliusarau and Aliaksei Zhynherouski are still under arrest in the detention center in Akrestin Street in Minsk and are being interrogated within about the arson.