News for January 2011
31.01.2011 KGB keeps searching flats of Students’ Council activists
Today, Minsk KGB searched the private apartments of Mikhas Matusevich and Mikhas Matskevich, activists of the Students’ Council youth movement.
31.01.2011 Lawyer: Nyaklyayeu had four hypertension strokes in KGB prison
The lawyer of a former presidential candidate Uladzimir Nyaklyayeu met his client on the evening of January 30. Tamara Sidarenka has informed “Solidarity” that she read the order to change his measure of restraint and discussed some issues connected with his defense.
31.01.2011 Vaznyak describes conditions in KGB jail as 'very harsh'
Siarhei Vaznyak, editor-in-chief of Tavarysh (Comrad) newspaper and a member of Central Committee of Belarusian Leftist Party "Fair World", has described as 'very harsh' the conditions in the KGB pre-trial detention center. Vaznyak was a campaign worker for candidate Uladzimir Nyaklyaeu during the 2010 presidential campaign.
31.01.2011 Charter'97 editor Natalia Radzina in exile in Kobryn
charter97.org editor Natalia Radzina, released from KGB detention center, on January 30 in the evening arrived in Kobryn where she will stay udner the written undertaking not to leave the country.
31.01.2011 UCP activist Korban detained again
Today, Minsk KGB detained and interrogated Aleh Korban, leader of the United Civil Party’s youth wing.
31.01.2011 Minsk court convicts participants of yesterday’s picket
Minsk Tsentralny Court considered the civil charges brought against 7 persons for participation in yesterday’s solidarity picket outside the KGB central office.
31.01.2011 KGB search flat of Young Democrats activist
Today, Minsk KGB searched the residence of Fiodar Maslennikau, activist of the Young Democrats unregistered movement.
31.01.2011 More convicts for 19 December protest
Today, Minsk Maskouski Court sentenced Tsimafei Atroshchankau to 9 days of arrest for participation in the 19 December post-election rally.
28.01.2011 Journalist Vaskovich suspected in attack on KGB building in Babruisk
A correspondent of the newspaper "Babruisk Courier" Jauhen Vaskovich is suspected in the attack on the building of the local KGB department in Babruisk.
28.01.2011 "European Belarus" activist Siarhej Kazakou delivered to Akrestsina detention center
Siarhej Kazakou managed to inform his friends only that he had been detained and delivered to the Akrestsina detention center.
28.01.2011 KGB trying to summon Artsiom Dubski for interrogation
Artsiom Dubski's mother Alena Dubskaya got a phone call yesterday. The caller introduced himself as a KGB officer Mikalaj Valeevich. He asked Mrs. Alena to make her son go to Minsk allegedly for identification of participants of the December 19 mass disturbances. The KGB officer even left his number, reports the "Young Front" press-center.
28.01.2011 Another search at Mikola Dzemidzenka's apartment
Three KGB officers led by Dzmitry Svistun conducted a search at the apartment rented by Mikola Dzemidzenka, in the framework of the mass disturbances criminal case.
28.01.2011 Sidarenka: Nyaklyaeu looks more or less normal
Uladzimir Nyaklyaeu's lawyer Tamara Sidarenka has been invited to the KGB to be present "at the investigation actions".
28.01.2011 Ales Kirkevich detained for an interrogation after search
The apartment of one of the leaders of the "Young Front" Hrodna branch Ales Kirkevich has been searched today. Ales has been taken for an interrogation after the search.
28.01.2011 Polatsk resident may be extradited for participation in solidarity picket
Polatsk resident Aliaksandr Kalintsau may be deprived of Belarusian residence permit, says local citizenship and migration department.