News for 9 Apr 2012
09.04.2012 Forensic expertise confirms beating of Siarhei Kavalenka
According to doctor of the psychiatric department of "Vitsba-3" penal colony, the state of Kavalenka's health remains unchanged.
09.04.2012 Minsk resident fined for refusal to pass dactylography
On 6 April the Kastrychnitski District Court of Minsk levied Minsk resident Ruslan Nevar with a fine of 4 million rubles for "insubordination to a lawful demand of a public agent" (Article 23.4 of the Code of Administrative Offenses).
09.04.2012 Brest Regional Economic Court refuses to consider entrepreneur's appeal
On 6 April the duty judge stated it to Mikalai Charnavus who came to the court to register his appeal against the unlawful re-election of the Council of the central market of Baranavichy (held by the administration).
09.04.2012 Liavontski Chapurnykh applies to UN Human Rights Committee
Brest-based activist of the Belarusian Leftist Party "Fair World" Liavontski Chapurnykh applied to the UN Human Rights Committee.
09.04.2012 Ex-political prisoner Aliaksandr Malchanau sentenced to 1.5 years in high-security prison
On 9 April Judge of Zhodzina City Court Hrynevich issued a verdict to the former political prisoner Aliaksandr Malchanau and Artsiom Ihnatsikau.
09.04.2012 Hrodna: court confirms that refusal to be fingerprinted at work is "insubordination"
Hrodna resident Ruslan Piatsko, levied with a fine of 700,000 rubles (about $86) for the alleged insubordination to the demand of a duty official to pass dactylographic registration, received an answer to his appeal against the fine.
09.04.2012 Beaten "Young Front" activists sentenced to 10 days of arrest
Zmitser Kramianetski and Mikhail Muski were detained in Minsk on Saturday evening while waiting for a train at Kupalayskaya metro station. According to Charter’97, they were stopped for inspection because of a “Young Front” cloth badge on his backpack. There was a white-red-white flag and a cross of Euphrosyne of Polatsk on the cloth badge.
09.04.2012 Mass dismissals at Minsk metro
Metro train operators are leaving the official trade union en masse.