News for 29 Jul 2016
29.07.2016 Formation of election commissions complete in Minsk
710 commissions in Minsk include 8 502 people, 69.4 per cent from which are women. The majority are members of public associations – 6 968 people, including political party members – 2 630 people.
29.07.2016 Assailant to spend one more year in jail after death of beating victim
On July 28, the Central district court of Minsk found Dzmitry Lukaševič guilty of manslaughter of Mikhail Piščeuski and sentenced him to three years in prison.
29.07.2016 Court officers confiscate activists’ country house as penalty for pickets
Activist Nina Bahinskaya received a letter from court officers ordering her to vacate the premises of her country house in the village of Damashany; the house will be sold at an auction and the money will be used to compensate the fines that the activist “earned” during pickets.