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Belarus scores own goal as activists held ahead of Ice Hockey World Championship

Headline Title:  Belarus scores own goal as activists held ahead of Ice Hockey World Championship 02 May 2014 The Belarusian government has scored an own goal by cracking down on civil society in a bid to silence dissenters ahead of the Ice Hockey World Championship, which opens on 9 May in Minsk, said Amnesty International as it starts a new campaign calling for the immediate release of peaceful activists.Civil society activists are currently working in an atmosphere of heightened repression in Belarus. In the last 10 days, 16 have been arrested and detained.“Instead of cleaning up…

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