News for 10 May 2012
10.05.2012 Postgraduate Paulouski complains to police about rector's behavior
Aliaksei Paulouski, a post-graduate student of the institute of physiology of the National Academy of Sciences filed an application with the Pershamaiski District Police Department against the rector Iosif Zalutski.
10.05.2012 11 May: Paris supports Ales Bialiatski
On 11 May a gigantic portrait of the vice-president of the International Federation for Human Rights Ales Bialiatski with the demand of his immediate release from prison will be hanged out on the façade of the Paris Mayor’s office.
10.05.2012 10 days of arrest for stickers “No to death penalty!”
On 24 April Ihar Shalai was detained near the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Minsk for posting stickers “No to death penalty!” and guarded to the Savetski District Police Department by two police officers.
10.05.2012 Hearings on Siarhei Kavalenka’s appeal against prison sentence to resume on 18 May
The consideration of the appeal was postponed by the Vitsebsk Regional Court on 10 April, in connection with the appointed of a comprehensive psychiatric expertise for Siarhei Kavalenka in the Navinki psychiatric hospital in Minsk.
10.05.2012 “Young Front” activists fined for throwing eggs at Lenin
The court of the Maskouski district of Minsk satisfied in part the claim by communists Mikalai Yushchanka and Mikalai Valovich.
10.05.2012 Salihorsk residents demand introduction of criminal liability for torture
Civil activists from Salihorsk addressed the Chamber of Representatives with proposals to introduce the notion of "torture" in the Belarusian criminal legislation, and criminal punishment for it. They also demand that the MPs start working out a law against torture.
10.05.2012 Yauhen Vaskovich doesn't receive even birthday postcards
The former colleague of Yauhen Vaskovich in "Babruiski Kur'yer" newspaper Alesia Skapintsava finally received the first letter from him. In this letter he didn't confirm the guess of Babruisk residents that only their letters weren't let through. In fact, his letters don't reach all addressees either.
10.05.2012 Slonim police pay interest to people who attended the Day of Nematsevich' memory with white-red-white flags
On 8 May the day of commemoration of the martyr feat of the Apostolic Greek-Catholic Exarch of Belarus Anton Nemantsevich and his parish on the territory of Palesse and Hrodna region. The secretary of the Congregation on affairs of Eastern Churches, archbishop Kiryl Vasil took part in the commemorative prayer.
10.05.2012 "Vkontakte" account of RSSN activist cracked
On 9 May the account of the activist of "Revolution through Social Networks" Anastasiya Shuleika in the Russian social network "VKontakte" was cracked. Her current status is "on-line", that's why the Belarusian security services must be reading her personal correspondence.
10.05.2012 Military enlistment offices ordered to draft "Young Front" activists at any cost
At the beginning of the spring draft campaign Pavel Siarhei, who had been expelled from Maladzechna State Polytechnic College after serving an arrest term, started receiving summons to the military enlistment office. Despite the health problems, at which he pointed during the medical examination, he was told that he would serve in the army, as there was a special order about him.