News for 17 Dec 2015
17.12.2015 Inside Belarus's 'rehab prisons' for alcoholics – in pictures
“Photographer Irina Popova’s new book documents her trip inside a controversial Soviet-era workhouse for substance abusers – where most inmates get drunk to celebrate their release,” says The Guardian in a photo report about the country’s LTPs (activity therapy centers).
17.12.2015 Police charge another participant in students’ protest
Pavel Siarhei, an activist who was involved in a protest staged by the students of the Belarusian State University on December 2, will stand trial on charges of participating in an unauthorized demonstration (Part 1, Art. 23.34 of the Administrative code).
17.12.2015 Term Of Detention In Remand Prison For Tajik Activist Arrested In Brest Extended
The term of remand prison detention for the activist of the Tajik organisation 24 Group Shabnam Khudoydodova detained in Brest has been extended for 2 months.