News for 7 Sep 2010
07.09.2010 Statement of secretariat of Union of Belarusian Writers concerning detention of Mikhail Bashura
More than a month ago, on 6 August 2010, the member of the Union of Belarusian Writers, poet and editor Mikhail Bashura was forcedly detained. The investigation charged him with an ‘economical crime’ – the forgery of financial documents so that his wife could receive a bank loan. Ignoring the presumption of innocence and the possibility of a mistake, they charge Mikhail Bashura with the forgery of the certificate from the place of his work.
07.09.2010 Baranavichy: detention of Anatol Liabedzka and Yaraslau Ramanchuk
On 7 September, the leader of the United Civil Party Anatol Liabedzka and the presidential candidate of UCP Yaraslau Ramanchuk were detained at the central market of Baranavichy.
07.09.2010 ’Movement Forward’ is deprived of registration
On 6 September the research and educational establishment Movement Forward lodged a lawsuit with the Supreme Economical Court asking to reverse the verdict of the cassation instance of the Minsk City Economical Court of 25 August that had left standing the verdict of the court of 29 July 2010 #608-19/10.
07.09.2010 Representatives of ‘Amnesty International’ paid a visit to Hrodna
The representatives of the international human rights organization Amnesty International Heather McGill and Aisha Jung paid a visit to Hrodna within the guidelines of the campaign against the punishment of criminals with death.