The Belarus Justice Ministry and General Prosecutor’s Office yesterday issued warnings to the Popular Front in connection with recent mass demonstrations in Minsk. The authorities characterized the latest demonstrations as "attempts to exert pressures upon the judiciary" which is investigating previous demonstrations. The authorities also demanded that indicted Popular Front leaders stop giving press statements; and ordered the Front’s bank account frozen. Under Belarus law, the authorities may initiate proceedings to ban a political organization after two warnings. (Interfax, Western agencies, June 4)
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