News for 15 Aug 2013
15.08.2013 Baranavichy court refuses to consider Prosecutor’s protest on Milavidy Festival case
An activist of the civil campaign "Tell the Truth" Viachaslau Bolbat received a letter from the court of Baranavichy district and the city of Baranavichy signed by Judge Taropina. It reports that the court returns back to the Prosecutor’s Office a protest against the activist’s complaint of the illegal ban on Milavidy Festival imposed by Baranavichy district executive committee.
15.08.2013 BCD Mahiliou coordinator summoned to Investigative Committee
Mrs. Taisiya Kabanchuk, Mahiliou Regional Coordinator of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, is expected to appear at the Office of the Investigative Committee in Babruisk, BCD press service reports.
15.08.2013 Unidentified people beat and attempted to kidnap opposition activist in Polatsk
The oppositionist was attacked by three unidentified people on the eve of an action of solidarity with a political prisoner Mikalaj Statkievich. The charter97.org web-site learnt about the incident from an opposition activist Jauhien Parchynski from Polatsk.
15.08.2013 Andrei Haidukou’s appeal to be heard on 27 August
The cassation appeal of Andrei Haidukou convicted for trying to establish contacts with foreign intelligence agencies will be considered by the Supreme Court on August 27.
15.08.2013 Marek Migalski: We were not allowed to meet with political prisoners
A meeting with political prisoners is an essential demand of the EP's delegation to Belarus. Charter97.org has learnt it from member of the European Parliament Marek Migalski.
15.08.2013 UCP leader faces administrative charges
Anatol Liabedzka, leader of the United Civil Party, and his associate from Babruisk Viktar Buzinayeu face charges of illegal distribution of the newsletter "Voice of Reason", Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Belarus service reports.
15.08.2013 Complaint by Mazyr human rights defender to be considered at Homel Regional Court
Human rights defender Uladzimir Tseliapun appeals a ban on a series of pickets in solidarity with the imprisoned Viasna leader Ales Bialiatski.