News for 19 Jun 2015
19.06.2015 Krishnaites detained in Viciebsk
Several followers of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness ended up in the police department for spreading religious literature in Viciebsk. Siarhei Fadzeyenkau, chief specialist of the Department for Religious and Ethnic Affairs of the Viciebsk Regional Executive Committee, was directly involved in the detention of believers.
19.06.2015 FC Dinamo fans detained by riot police after match of Belarusian Championship
Alim Selimov, the club's general director, sought the release of the detained fans, but his efforts were in vain.
19.06.2015 Pastor in Homieĺ fined 3.6 mln
The Court of Homieĺ’s Centralny district heard today the charges brought against Siarhei Nikalayenka, pastor of a local Protestant Church “Transfiguration”. As a result, he was fined 20 basic units for arranging a service of the registered religious organization beyond the place of its registration.
19.06.2015 Tajik opposition activist facing extradition from Belarus, torture and imprisonment at home
As reported in her blog by Nadejda Atayeva, president of the Association “Human Rights in Central Asia”, activist of the Group 24 Tajik opposition movement Shabnam Hudoydodova is facing extradition from Belarus after Tajikistan put her on the Interpol wanted list.