News for 10 May 2013
10.05.2013 Pavel Vinahradau shown prophylactic films for nine hours at police station
At about 7 a.m. on 9 May the leader of "Zmena" (the youth wing of the civil campaign "Tell The Truth") Pavel Vinahradau was taken to the police station out of his apartment. He was released from the police department only on 4.45 p.m.
10.05.2013 Uladzimir Yaromenak taken 40 kilometers away from Minsk on release from jail
"Young Front" activist Uladzimir Yaromenak was driven 40 kilometers away from Minsk after serving 15-day arrest term.
10.05.2013 Head of Belaaziorsk City Executive Committee ignores address of 40 citizens
The executive committee demands that dwellers of house 11/1 in Mir Avenue in Belaaziorsk pay a large sum of money for the carcass of their house 20 years after its construction. The dwellers, in their turn, demanded that the head of the executive committee Viachaslau Dabrouski provide them with the documents about the cost of the construction works, as they consider the sum to be too large.
10.05.2013 Baranavichy: victims of Stalin's repressions commemorated on Victory Day
On 9 May civic society activists of Baranavichy commemorated the people who had perished during WWII and the times of Stalin's repressions. At first they laid down flowers to the Eternal Flame in the center of the city and then – near the cross to victims of Stalin's repressions of 1939-1953 at the crossing of Pirahou and Smalenskaya Streets (the place where "Kryvoye Kola" ("Crooked Circle") prison used to be situated). The iron cross was installed there in 1992 as a memorial sign to victims of Bolshevik repressions in Belarus.