News for 27 Nov 2012
27.11.2012 Million-ruble fines in Svislach
On 27 November the cases of three civil activists were considered at the Svislach District Court.
27.11.2012 Salihorsk District Court has been refusing to issue a verdict for three months already
The case of the Salihorsk “Young Front” activist Andrei Tychyna has more than a six-month history. About six months ago the city authorities prohibited him to hold a bicycle race in support of the national symbols – the white-red-white flag and the “Pahonia” coat of arms.
27.11.2012 Even the covers of the complaint book are full of notes?
There is no complaint book at the Baranavichy District and City Court, that's what the businessman Mikalai Charnavus was told after asking to be provided with a copy of a court verdict on 26 November.
27.11.2012 Ukrainian student leader not let in Belarus
The president of the Ukrainian student self-government association Lizaveta Shchepetylnykova was not let in Belarus where she intended to meet with student activists.
27.11.2012 Baranavichy: private newspaper “Intex-press” denied information about conscription
Last week the correspondent of the private newspaper “Intex-press” Kanstantsin Litvin phoned to the head of the conscription department of the Baranavichy city military enlistment office Aliaksandr Barchankou to ask him about the pace of the conscription campaign.
27.11.2012 “Granit” becomes an unreliable enterprise
The Mikashevichy-based state enterprise “Granit” has been put on a list of suspicious enterprises by the International Labor Organization due to regular violations of rights of members of the independent trade union.
27.11.2012 “Young Front” activist Pavel Siarhei threatened with criminal prosecution
One of the latest political draftees, “Young Front” activist Pavel Siarhei, who refuses to take the military oath because of his religious convictions, faces criminal prosecution.
27.11.2012 Human rights defenders call to sign the petition for the construction of a new polyclinic in Salihorsk
The Salihorsk human rights defenders have joined the campaign to protect the right to accessible medical assistance.
27.11.2012 Customs experts rule for destruction of “Belarus Press Foto” albums
41 photo albums of the previous contest Belarus Press Photo were confiscated on 12 November from the photographer Aliaksandr Vasiukovich at the Belarusian border point “Kamenny Loh”.
27.11.2012 Statkevich should not know his rights
According to statkevich.org, this seems to be the opinion of the administration of the Mahiliou colony #4 where the political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich is kept.
27.11.2012 Vitsebsk: Ales Marachkin's art exhibition banned
The exposition was supposed to open on 30 November in the exhibition hall of the Art and Graphic faculty of the Vitsebsk State University.
27.11.2012 Political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok can be transferred to a cell-type prison facility
The political prisoner was acknowledged a malicious violator and there will be a trial soon. The father of the political prisoner Aliaksandr Dziadok told the charter97.org web-site about that:
27.11.2012 Belarus evicts leading human rights organization
A leading Belarusian human rights NGO had its office confiscated in the capital Minsk on Monday, in what Amnesty International called a blatant violation of Belarus’ international human rights obligations.
27.11.2012 “Viasna”: central office and property confiscated
At 10 a.m. the office in Nezalezhnasts Street, 78a-48 in Minsk was attended by court marshals, policemen, a cameraman in plain clothes, representatives of public utilities and two witnesses.