News for 4 Apr 2012
04.04.2012 Rushaniya Vaskovich is asked to pay for KGB building again
Rushaniya Vaskovich, mother of political prisoner Yauhen Vaskovich, received a strange letter from Mahiliou prison #4, where her son is serving a prison term for an attempt to set afire the building of the Babruisk KGB office. She is asked to pay the sum of the inflicted harm (253,000 rubles according to the court ruling).
04.04.2012 Participant of last year's silent protest in Navapolatsk persecuted by road police
Yury Rudkouski was fined 105.000 rubles (about $13) for participation in the silent protest action in Navapolatsk on 20 July 2011. However, road policemen are still trying to draw him to account for alleged running-down on their officer.
04.04.2012 "Young Front" addresses MPs concerning death penalty moratorium
Civil organization "Young Front", officially registered in the Czech Republic, addressed all members of the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus with the demand to initiate a voting on introducing a death penalty moratorium in Belarus.
04.04.2012 Deputy head of Supreme Court doesn't doubt Ihar Sluchak is a hooligan
The initiator of the civil campaign "Office work in Belarusian" Ihar Sluchak (in the photo) received an answer from the Supreme Court of Belarus, signed by the first deputy head, Aliaksandr Fedartsou (the officer who had issued the death verdicts to Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzislau Kavaliou).
04.04.2012 Metamorphoses in the case of "petty hooligan" Sviatlana Viarheichyk
Police beat pensioner Sviatlana Viarheichyk during detention more than 8 months ago. Since that time she has been keeping correspondence with the law machinery, trying to restore justice and draw to legal account the officers of the Kastrychnitski District Police Department of Minsk who had inflicted bodily injuries to her.
04.04.2012 Hrodna: trial for "refusal from dactylography" held behind closed doors
The hearings on the administrative case of Uladzimir Fianenka, charged with "refusal from dactylography", started behind the closed doors in the Leninski District Court of Hrodna. The matter is that the police charged the man in absentia — he found about their report only when he was summonsed to the court. Mr. Fianenka asked to postpone the hearings, but the judge rejected his motion.