News for 26 Oct 2015
26.10.2015 Usevalad Auramenka fined for staging performance during post-election protest
The Centraĺny District Court of Minsk considered today an administrative case of Usevalad Auramenka, a participant in a post-election protest staged in Kastryčnickaja Square on October 11. He was accused of hooliganism (Art. 17.1 of the Administrative Code), which he allegedly committed in a public place.
26.10.2015 Anatol Liabedzka to stand new trial
Anatol Liabedzka, leader of the United Civil Party, has received a summons from the Court of Minsk’s Centraĺny district.
26.10.2015 Minsk police detain Ukrainian human rights defender for 2 hours
Ukrainian human rights activist Maria Yesenovskaya was detained in Minsk hotel Spadarozhnik on October 24 night, Lawtred reported on Facebook. Yesenovskaya was taken to the October District Department of the Interior and documents forbidding her to enter Belarus were presented to her there at about 1 a.m.
26.10.2015 Customs officers find no extremism, return laptop to human rights defender
Leanarda Loktseva, deputy chief of the Ašmiany Customs, has offered human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka to come and pick up his laptop and other printed materials that were seized by customs officials on May 25, when the activist, his vehicle and luggage were searched at the border crossing Kamienny Loh.