News for 29 Jun 2011
29.06.2011 Former presidential hopeful Ryzhou questioned by police
Former presidential hopeful Siarhei Ryzhou has been interrogated by Vitsebsk police after a number of Internet resources published appeals for a nation-wide strike allegedly signed by Mr. Ryzhou, the BelaPAN news agency reports.
29.06.2011 Freedom House: No progress in Belarus’ democracy ratings
The US-based Freedom House international NGO has released its annual report “Nations in Transit 2011”, providing a comparative study of democratic development in 29 countries, including Belarus.
29.06.2011 BCD Brest activist sentenced to 7 days of arrest
Zmitser Shurkhai, Brest regional coordinator of the Belarusian Christian Democracy organizing committee, has been convicted of disorderly conduct (Art. 17.1) by Brest Maskouski District Court this morning.
29.06.2011 Civil activist from Rahachou summoned to police on June 29
Dzianis Dashkevich thinks this is connected with his participation in the silent protest action.