News for 10 Mar 2015
10.03.2015 Larysa Shchyrakova receives more charges for working without accreditation
The nearest hearing concerning the Homel independent journalist will take place March 12.
10.03.2015 Hrodna: BPF bids for holding two mass events to mark Freedom Day
Representatives of the Hrodna city branch of the Party Belarusian Popular Front have filed two applications to the Hrodna City Executive Committee.
10.03.2015 Brest: city authorities ignore public appeals in defense of homeless animals
As reported by Brest resident Iryna Siniapkina, the local defenders of animal rights have filed an open letter to the head of the Brest City Executive Committee Aliaksandr Rahachuk and the prosecutor's office. However, the situation has deteriorated.
10.03.2015 Biaroza activists intend to hold a picket on Freedom Day
Biaroza human rights defenders and social activists have applied for a picket on March 25 with the aim to mark an anniversary of the declaration of the Belarusian People's Republic and express solidarity with political prisoners.
10.03.2015 Human rights activist asks to be explained the new regulation on mass events
Siarhei Housha, a human rights activist from Baranavichy, appealed to Baranavichy City Executive Committee, asking to explain certain aspects of the new regulation “On mass events in in the city of Baranavichy” from December 29, 2014.
10.03.2015 Tax inspectors demand that Mikalai Autukhovich pay the insurance fees for the time of his imprisonment
Businessman and former political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich is forced to pay compulsory insurance fees to the Social Protection Fund for the time that he was kept in prison. The tax inspectors claim that their actions are legal.
10.03.2015 Babruisk: children's hospital not repaired because of absence of financing
An interview with the chief physician of the Babruisk children's hospital Iryna Ryzhankova has been published at the website of the newspaper “Vecherniy Bobruisk”. The official spoke about the renovation which will be held in the building of the hospital, which had been built in 1963 and hasn't been repaired for quite a long time already.
10.03.2015 Anton Astapovich: "Public discussion of the general plan of development of Vitsebsk needs to be canceled"
Anton Astapovich, Chairman of the Belarusian Society for Preservation of Monuments of History and Culture, believes that public discussion has been organized in violation of the law, and the right of all interested parties to take part in the discussion is violated.