News for 13 Mar 2015
13.03.2015 Son of Babruisk blogger, sentenced to personal restrain, unable to find a job
Aliaksei Zhalnou, the son of the Babruisk blogger Aleh Zhalnou, has been serving a personal restraint term in an open correctional facility in the village of Zalip'ye in the Homel region since November 2014.
13.03.2015 Prosecutor General's Office asked to check the legality of construction works in Brest Fortress
The appeal was filed by the chairman of the Belarusian Society for Protection of Monuments of History and Culture Anton Astapovich, who believes that in the course of the planned construction of a hotel and youth military-patriotic centrethe current legislation on historical and cultural monumentsis violated.
13.03.2015 Eduard Lobau gets fined for violation of the regime of preventive supervision
Former political prisoner, co-Chair of "Young Front" Eduard Lobau, who has been under preventive supervision of the police since his release from jail, was punished for its violation.
13.03.2015 Haradok: political activist to be tried for insulting an official
Leanid Autukhou compared an official with a "terrorist in Lugansk and Donetsk". He left such a record in the book of complaints of the regional employment centre, outraged by the behavior of the head of the institution, Piatro Prasolau. The official, in his turn, appealed to the police.
13.03.2015 Tamara Sialiun's appeal is beyond court jurisdiction
Leninski District Court of Hrodna refused to institute civil proceedings against the Department of Corrections of the Ministry of Interior on appeal of Tamara Sialiun concerning the fact of sending her the prison robe of her son, death row convict Pavel Sialiun, after his execution.
13.03.2015 “People in mufti” visit parents of murdered journalist Veranika Charkasava
One of them presented himself as a policemen, the other was silently present during the conversation.
13.03.2015 Tamara Shchapiotkina fined 7.2 mln roubles
Tamara Shchapiotkina, a freelance journalist from Biaroza, has been fined 7.2 million Belarusian roubles under Article 22.9 of the Code of Administrative Offenses, «work for foreign media without accreditation”.