News for 9 Aug 2013
09.08.2013 Babruisk: Viachaslau Sheleh got assaulted by a man who introduced himself as police major
In the evening of 8 August the activist of the Belarusian Christian DemocracyViachaslau Sheleh went to the Police Department of the Babruisk City Executive Committee in order to take his wife for an interrogation at the Investigation Committee in connection with the recent kidnapping of their daughter Natallila.
09.08.2013 Civil society activists had a meeting with Belarusian MPs
On 7 August the head of the Center for Legal Transformation Alena Tankachova and the lawyer of the Assembly of Democratic NGOs of Belarus Yuru Chavusau met with representatives of the Regular Commission of the Chamber of Representatives for Human Rights, National Relations and Mass Media. The Parliament was represented by MP Valery Kokash and a representative of the secretariat of the Chamber of Representatives.
09.08.2013 Salihorsk: People's referendum held under police surveillance
On Thursday, 8 August, the capital of the Belarusian miners, Salihorsk, was visited by the leaders of the initiative "Popular Referendum." The oppositionists discussed with the residents their life problems, but had to do it under a vigilant surveillance of the police.