News for 5 Jan 2011
05.01.2011 Hrodna: human rights defender Uladzimir Khilmanovich is summoned to KGB again
The Hrodna human rights defender Uladzimir Khilmanovich was sumoned to the local KGB office by investigator Hrynkevich. The investigator said that this time Mr. Khilmanovich is summoned for interrogation in connection with the events of 19 December in Minsk. However, the human rights defender had been already questioned on this matter on 28 December.
05.01.2011 Activist of Speak Truth hasn't returned from interrogation
At night KGB officers searched the apartment that was renteded by an activist of the Speak Truth civil campaign Pavel Vinahradau and his girlfriend. The search was held by an investigator of the Pershamaiski District Police Department of Minsk Aliaksandr Fitser.
05.01.2011 Searches in apartments of democratic activists continue
One of the leaders of the movement of entrepreneurs, Ales Makayeu, has informed BelaPAN that KGB members searched his flat yesterday. Minsk and Minsk Province KGB members confiscated his system unit. Makayeu will have to visit KGB for an interrogation on 5 January.
05.01.2011 Human rights defender Nasta Loika interrogated as witness in KGB
A human rights activist Nasta Loika was interrogated by KGB as a witness of 19 December events in Minsk, reports BelaPAN.
05.01.2011 Siarhei Kliuyeu – one more suspect in ‘mass riot’ case
Siarhei Kliuyeu was informed that he was a suspect in the criminal case started in connection with the mass disorders on his release from the delinquents’ isolation center in Akrestsin Street on 3 January. He had to spend 15 days there.
05.01.2011 KGB searched office of Belarusian Helsinki Committee and apartment of its chairperson
The office of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee was searched by KGB officers. A laptop and the organization server were confiscated as a result. After it, the KGB officers went to the apartment of the BHC Chairperson, Aleh Hulak. They also told they would summon him for an interrogation.
05.01.2011 Two Russian citizens were given official charges in connection with ‘mass riot’
A representative of the information and public relations department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus Viktar Novikau has informed RIA Novosti about it.
05.01.2011 KGB is looking for directors of Free Theater
Special services of Belarus have started to seek out the leadership of the Free Theater of Belarus.