News for 8 Nov 2011
08.11.2011 Krychau: officers of tax inspection continue pressurizing independent journalist
Several days ago Siarhei Niarouny, chief editor of the private newspaper “Volny Horad”, received another letter from the tax inspection. This time he is demanded to give explanations concerning the 4.5 million rubles he spent for his own needs during 2009 and the first half of 2010.
08.11.2011 State media denigrate Bialiatski and “Viasna” all over Belarus
The state-owned newspapers “Mahiliouskiya Vedamastsi”, “Prydniaprouskaya Niva”, "Vitebski Rabochy" and "Narodnaye Slova" have published an article "How “human rights defender” "Bialiatski made a nice life for himself”. Most probably, soon this publication will appear in other state-own newspapers.
08.11.2011 Participant of 19 December protest rally discriminated at work
Stanislau Khaladovich, a machinist of pumping units of the central water supply point of Ivatsevichy, was transferred to the position of a fitter due to the staff reduction.
08.11.2011 Criminal case against three BPF members reopened
The criminal case against three members of the Belarusian Popular Front, Maksim Hubarevich, Ales Kalita and Siarhei Semianiuk, suspected in hooliganism (Article 339 of the Criminal Code) has been reopened. It was stated by Siarhei Semianiuk to BelaPAN.
08.11.2011 Uladzimir Yukho sentenced to 7 days of arrest
Political activist Uladzimir Yukho was detained in Loshytsa suburb in Minsk during a commemorative procession in honor of victims of Stalin's repressions on 7 November.
08.11.2011 Babruisk: two more trials for People's Assembly
Babruisk judges decided not to waste time and try two participants of the People's Assembly on 9 November. Bear in mind that last week Viktar Buzinayeu, a member of the organizing committe of the People's Assembly, was sentenced to 10 days of arrest. Another participant of the assembly, Halina Smirnova, who came to the trial as a witness, was issued a summons to court right at the court hall. The trial was appointed at 11.30 on 9 November. The woman also received another summons by mail.
08.11.2011 Participants of 7 November anti-Communist action near Lenin monument sentenced to arrest
On 8 November the Maskouski District Court of Minsk tried the activists of the “Young Front” Mikhail Muski, Siarhei Paval and Raman Vasiliieu who had thrown eggs at the monument to Lenin on Nezalezhnasts Square in Minsk during the 7 November action which was held by communists to honor an anniversary of the October revolution.
08.11.2011 Post-graduate student Tatsiana Kasataya expelled from university
The student was expelled from the Hrodna State University after the failure to pass the attestation for the second year of post-graduate study. Recently she has received an excerpt from the rector's order concerning her expulsion.
08.11.2011 Teleportation of accusation witness in Homel
Civil activist Ihar Sluchak received a response from the Chairowan of the Homel Regional Court, Liudmila Mikhalkova, to his complaint. The young man drew her attention to the fact that he had been found a delinquent on the testimony of a witness who, according to the documents had been a few kilometers away from the scene at the time of the offense. However, Mikhalkova paid no attention to it, thus admitting that the witness has the talent of teleportation.
08.11.2011 Brest: photo journalist summonsed to police
Independent photojournalist Milana Kharytonava has been summoned to the Leninski District Police Department of Brest to give explanations regarding the action of solidarity with political prisoners on 26 October.