News for 13 Jul 2011
13.07.2011 Mother of detained boy denied right to appeal detention of her small son
Volha Chaichyts received an answer to her complaint to the procuracy concerning the detention of her 1,5-year-old boy. Strangely enough, the answer came from the court.
13.07.2011 Journalists address Prosecutor General and Interior Minister
On 13 July in the morning journalists went to the General Procuracy of Belarus in order to pass their address to its head, Ryhor Vasilevich.
13.07.2011 Looking for relatives at police departments is a crime
Aliaksandr Kuushynau was detained on Pryvakzalnaya Square during the silent protest action of 3 July. His mother, Tatsiana Kuushynava, went to the Maskouski District Police Department in order to find about the fate of her son. However, she wasn't allowed to enter the DPD.
13.07.2011 Hrodna: fine to journalist Hrazhyna Shalkevich
On 13 July the Leninski District Court of Hrodna fined Hrazhyna Shalkevich, a journalist for Radio Racyja, 1,050,000 rubles for alleged participation in the silent protest action of 6 July.
13.07.2011 Journalist of Belorusy i Rynok summonsed to KGB
On 13 July morning a KGB officer phoned to Ihar Illiash, a journalist for the private socio-political newspaper Belorusy i Rynok, and told him to come to the KGB at 2 p.m.
13.07.2011 Ales Bialiatski proposes Minsk City Court to declare Article 193.1 of the Criminal Code unconstitutional
Ales Bialiatski, Chair of the Human Rights Center Viasna, expressed this proposal in the cassation appeal against the verdict of the Tsentralny District Court of Minsk of 20 June 2011, according to which the official warning issued to him by the General Procuracy of Belarus was left. in force.
13.07.2011 Zmitser Bandarenka put before a hard choice
In the remand prison of the Interior Affairs Ministry the political prisoner has been thrown into a tough dilemma.
13.07.2011 Andrei Sannikau transferred to cell with more prisoners
The health of the presidential candidate has deteriorated.