Facebook with Latestnigeriannews  Twieet with latestnigeriannews  RSS Page Feed
Home  |  All Headlines  |  Punch  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Vanguard   |  Guardian  |  The Nation  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent
World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  More Channels...

Viewing Mode:


  1.     Tool Tips    
  2.    Collapsible   
  3.    Collapsed     
Click to view all Entertainment headlines today

Click to view all Sports headlines today

Belarus protest leader Maria Kolesnikova charged with incitement to undermine national security

Published by Yahoo on Fri, 18 Sep 2020

Belarusian authorities have charged protest leader Maria Kolesnikova with incitement to undermine national security, which carries a maximum jail term of five years. Ms Kolesnikova was charged with calling for "actions aimed at undermining Belarusian national security," the country's top investigative body said in a statement. She could face up to five years in jail if convicted. Ms Kolesnikova, formerly a professional musician, emerged as one of the opposition leaders last month after Belarusians took to the streets across the country to protest Alexander Lukashenko's widely disputed landslide victory in the Aug 9 presidential election. Authorities crushed the demonstrations with unprecedented violence and tortured hundreds in prison. The last of three women who spearheaded the protests to remain in the country, 38-year old Ms Kolesnikova was abducted from the streets of Minsk last week. More than 24 hours later, she was detained at the border while trying to 'illegally cross' into Ukraine. Her associates who were forcibly expelled from Belarus said that Ms Kolesnikova ripped up her passport to stop authorities from taking her across the border by force. Ms Kolesnikova was suffering from allergies in prison but remains in good spirits, according to Lyudmila Kazak, her lawyer.
Click here to read full news..

All Channels Nigerian Dailies: Punch  |  Vanguard   |  The Nation  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Guardian  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent  |   The Herald  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  New Telegraph  |  Peoples Daily  |  Blueprint  |  Nigerian Pilot  |  Sahara Reporters  |  Premium Times  |  The Cable  |  PM News  |  APO Africa Newsroom

Categories Today: World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Columns  |  All Headlines Today

Entertainment (Local): Linda Ikeji  |  Bella Naija  |  Tori  |  Pulse  |  The NET  |  DailyPost  |  Information Nigeria  |  Gistlover  |  Lailas Blog  |  Miss Petite  |  Olufamous  |  Stella Dimoko Korkus Blog  |  Ynaija  |  All Entertainment News Today

Entertainment (World): TMZ  |  Daily Mail  |  Huffington Post

Sports: Goal  |  African Football  |  Bleacher Report  |  FTBpro  |  Kickoff  |  All Sports Headlines Today

Business & Finance: Nairametrics  |  Business Insider  |  Forbes  |  Entrepreneur  |  The Economist  |  BusinessTech  |  Financial Watch  |  BusinessDay  |  All Business News Headlines Today

Technology (Local): Techpoint  |  TechMoran  |  TechCity  |  Innovation Village  |  IT News Africa  |  Technology Times  |  Technext  |  Techcabal  |  All Technology News Headlines Today

Technology (World): Techcrunch  |  Techmeme  |  Slashdot  |  Wired  |  Hackers News  |  Engadget  |  Pocket Lint  |  The Verge

International Networks:   |  CNN  |  BBC  |  Al Jazeera  |  Yahoo

Forum:   |  Nairaland  |  Naij

Other Links: Home   |  Nigerian Jobs