Mikhail Pashkevich, a member of the “Tell the Truth!” movement who intends to run in September’s House of Representatives elections in Minsk, is facing a warning against early electioneering.
The administration of Baranavichy Plant of Auto Units has refused to extend an employment contract with opposition activist Ryhor Hryk over what the man believes are his political activities.
Dzmitry Shawchenka, activist of an online community called Revolution Through Social Networks resident in Homyel, was sentenced to five days in jail on Friday.
Belarusian rights defenders are set to carry out a campaign entitled, "Human Rights Activists for Free Elections," Aleh Hulak, chairman of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, said at a questions-and-answers session hosted by
Saturday’s authorized march by far-right activists was cancelled in Mahilyow after police banned the crowd from displaying “unregistered” flags, BelaPAN reports.
Mikhail Bashura, an activist of the "Tell the Truth!" campaign, has been charged with document forgery under Article 380 of the Criminal Code. The 35-year-old writer has been held in custody since his arrest on August 6.
Civil society activists in Homyel held a “roundtable” discussion on July 25 to discuss efforts to promote the Belarusian language, BelaPAN reports.
Police in Vitsyebsk on Wednesday escorted human rights activist Pavel Levinaw to jail right from the city hospital’s emergency unit where he had ended up the previous day after developing a hypertensive crisis.
The trial of opposition activist Andrey Kim began in Minsk’s Tsentralny District Court on April 1 but was soon postponed indefinitely, as Judge Alena Ilyina agreed with the prosecution that the criminal charges against the young man be merged into one case.
Imprisoned opposition youth leader Zmitser Dashkevich has been moved from a correctional facility in Shklow, Mahilyow region, to the national prison hospital in Minsk.