News for 27 Mar 2015
27.03.2015 Brest: journalist Aliaksandr Liauchuk tried in absentia
On March 26, the Maskouski District Court of Brest considered an administrative case against local freelance journalist Aliaksandr Liauchuk. However, he had not received an invitation to the court session.
27.03.2015 Some providers block access to opposition websites
Some providers have blocked access to opposition websites charter97.org and belaruspartisan.org. The problems with access have been reported by subscribers of Belinfonet, IP Telcom and Life.
27.03.2015 Freelance journalist in Homel charges with “illegal production of media products”
On March 26, Viktar Stsepanenka, head of the department of public order and prevention of the police department of Chyhunachny district of Homel, charged local freelance journalist Kanstantsin Zhukouski under Part 2 of Art. 22.9 of the Administrative Code (illegal manufacture of media products).
27.03.2015 Viasna releases DVD about Soviet-era dissident Mikhail Kukabaka
The Human Rights Center "Viasna" has released on DVD a documentary entitled The Dissident telling about the famous Belarusian political prisoner Mikhail Kukabaka.