Even today, December 10

Society
Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.

Snow …

…and gusty winds. Temperature: -7 — 3 C.

Do not pass:

In the gallery "Perspective" National Library presentation of the book and a photo exhibition of Helen Adamczyk "Bielaruski. Women of Europe". Beginning at 17.00.

Joint concert of "Green Pepper" and "The Toobes" at the "Reactor". Beginning at 19.00.

THERE WHERE TO NO:

Alexander Lukashenko in Moscow.

European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek in Chisinau.

In Oslo, the Nobel Peace Peace Prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who is serving a prison sentence on charges of "subversion". The authorities of the PRC were not allowed to Norway for the ceremony, Liu Xiaobo's wife, and put pressure on the representatives of other countries that they boycotted the ceremony.

ALSO THIS DAY:

In 1520, Martin Luther publicly burned in the yard of Wittenberg University papal bull of excommunication from his church. With of the day began separation from Catholicism Reformed Church, which is then called Lutheran.

In 1870 the estate Bogdanov Oshmiany County Ruschitz Ferdinand was born (d. 1936), painter and teacher.

In 1945 Belarusian gymnasium opened in Regensburg (Bavaria), which brought up the younger generation of Belarusian political emigration to the West after the Second World War. The first director of high school teacher had a Belarusian Alexander Ors (1896-1959).

In 1948 in Paris, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

There is a reason:

Human Rights Day.

MINUS 365:

Picket for human rights at the center of Minsk

Quote to remember:


"All human beings are born free i equal in dignity i rights. They are endowed with reason i i conscience should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

Article 1 of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights."

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