News for 23 May 2012
23.05.2012 Supreme Court refuses to consider BCD complaint
The Supreme Court will not consider a complaint lodged by the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party, says an official reply received by the BCD secretary Dzianis Sadouski.
23.05.2012 Court upholds oil refinery worker`s suit against Ivashkevich
A judge of Minsk’s Savetski District Court upheld Tuesday a lawsuit filed by an employee of Mazyr Oil Refinery against opposition politician Viktar Ivashkevich for his campaign for the European Union’s ban on Belarusian petroleum products.
23.05.2012 Homel pro-dem activist appeals fine at UN Human Rights Committee
Homel opposition activist Uladzimir Niapomniashchykh has submitted an individual complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee against a fine received by the activist for alleged violation of peaceful assembly restriction in 2011.
23.05.2012 Supreme Court turns down complaint against forced fingerprinting
Hrodna resident Ruslan Piatsko has received an official reply from the Supreme Court, saying that his appeal against a fine for refusing forced fingerprinting was dismissed.
23.05.2012 Hrodna authorities ban pickets in support of Polish minority school
Hrodna city executive officials have banned the holding of a series of pickets in support of retaining Polish-language education at a local secondary school attended by representatives of the city’s Polish minority.
23.05.2012 Minks police detain Belsat TV crew
A crew of the Poland-based Belsat independent TV channel has been detained by Minsk police this afternoon, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, quoting Belsat’s spokeperson Mikhas Yanchuk.
23.05.2012 Court officials distrain property at Ales Bialiatski’s country house
Court officials have distrained the property at Ales Bialiatski’s country house in the town of Rakau, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, quoting the activist’s wife Natallia Pinchuk.