News for 18 Jan 2011
18.01.2011 Journalist Haretski sentenced to 14 days of arrest
Today, Minsk Maskouski Court sentenced Barys Haretski, journalist of the Radio Racyja, to 14 days of imprisonment for alleged participation in an illegal picket outside the KGB pre-trial prison on 17 January.
18.01.2011 Interrogations and searches still underway
Mazyr: the private apartment of Aliaksandr Kavalchuk, election agent of former presidential candidate Vital Rymasheuski, was searched by the KGB.
18.01.2011 Viasna’s office raided again
Yesterday, on 17 January Belarusian KGB searched the central office of the Human Rights Center Viasna, as well as the private apartment and the country house of Ales Bialiatski. The searches were said to be conducted in the framework of the 19 December mass riot criminal case. It was a second search in Viasna’s office, following another one on 20 December.