News for 10 Jun 2011
10.06.2011 Minsk: police detained journalist with a metal detector
Journalist Aliaksandr Acharetny was detained in the Minsk metro. According to him, the police attention was attracted not only by the T-shirt with the image of the Chechen leader Kadyrov, but also with the metal detector he was carrying in a box.
10.06.2011 Political prisoner Dashkevich transferred to Zhodzina jail
The Young Front vice-Chairperson Nasta Palazhanka informed about the transfer on June 9. According to te "Young Front press-center, the girl tried to pass a parcel to Dashkevich to the pre-trial detention center No. 1 in Valadarski Street. However, the guard on duty informed her he had been sent to Zhodzina prison.
10.06.2011 Censorship detains letters of political prisoner Fiodar Mirzayanau
The mother and friends of Fiodar Mirzayanau, convicted for participation in the rally against the rigged presidential election held in central Minsk on 19 December 2010, haven't received letters from him for 10 days already, though they are sure that he regularly writes to them.
10.06.2011 Homel: opposition activists apply for authorization rally against poverty
Representatives of the Homel coalition Our Alternative applied for authorization of a rally against poverty on 3 July. Earlier they also applied for a picket in cooperation with the Young Front and the civil campaign Speak Truth.