The civil organization Lev Sapega’s Foundation received the official reprimand from the Justice Ministry of Belarus, which stated that representatives of the Foundation’s Mogilev affiliate infringed on the law, when allowing members of unregistered civil organizations to engage in their seminars.
The only ones, who have to be reckoned with, are children.
And we should do that only when playing hide-and-seek with them. Andrei Knyshev, “Stabs of a pen”
A boy was standing on the sidewalk in central city, near the “Dynamo” stadium. The new school’s uniform, which he wore, eloquently testified to the start of the new academic year. Two huge packs of books, which he pressed tight against his chest, guaranteed to him heavy work for the next three-forth of a year. The boy’s eyes looked concerned and serious, as if they belonged to an adult.
While “BDG” has been trying hard to resume operation, there continues the persecution of those editions, which helped “BDG” to appear under different alias during the three-months suspension term, imposed on the newspaper by the Information Ministry.
Court hearings on the liquidation lawsuit, filed against the public organization “Legal Aid to Population”, will be held on September 5 in the Minsk city court, BelaPAN was told in the human rights organization. As you remember, the liquidation motion had been initiated by the justice department of the Mink city hall.
Court hearings on the defamation lawsuit, filed by the chairman of the national council of the Belarusian trade union of radio-electric industry Gennady Fedynich against the head of the Federation of trade unions of Belarus Leonid Kozik and the FTUB’s mouthpiece - newspaper “Belaruski Chas”, will open on September 14 in the Minsk city court.
The capital’s kindergarten #314, located in Bogdanovicha street, is attended by children of the Belarusian-speaking parents from all over Minsk. Belarusian groups first appeared in this kindergarten five years ago upon the initiative of its director Raisa Slesarchik. This year, however, the department of education of the Sovietsky district of Minsk determined not to prolong contract with the 57-year old director, who used to work at the post for 17 years. The parents and babysitters took the woman’s side in the conflict. Now the local authorities intend to replace her with a person, who can’t even speak Belarusian.
On August 29 there expired the suspension term of the “Belorusskaya Delovaya Gazeta”. However, its further fate remains still unclear. We called the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Petr Martsev. “We are preparing the new issue and there are no prohibitory documents to that. On Tuesday we intend to print the “Novaya Gazeta”, while on Wednesday and Friday “BDG” will hopefully see light in the previous format. The newspaper will get published in Smolensk, as far as despite the one-year contract with the old publishing house, they still refuse to print us due to the oral instructions of the Ministry. Nonetheless, despite the oral ban, we hope that the newspaper will be accepted for dissemination,” – said the publisher of “BDG”.
Olga Zolina and Tatiana Tkachuk are gynecologists from Belarus who had been taken hostage by terrorists during the “Nord-Ost” tragedy in Moscow. Last autumn they headed for Moscow to attend professional studies. Both ladies were lucky enough to survive the bloody massacre and they returned home. However, the consequences of gas poisoning were too heavy and the women could no longer work in two shifts, as medics here usually do. Recently, Olga Zolina, the chief specialist of the Minsk regional maternity home, received notification that her contract won’t be prolonged.