News for 25 Jan 2016
25.01.2016 Pavel Sevyarynets stands trial in absentia
Minsk Maksouski District Court has punished Pavel Sevyarynets for the action held on November 24, 2015. The trial was held on January 19. The opposition politician got to know about it by accident and too late. The sentence was pronounced in his absence, he believes.
25.01.2016 KGB Suspends Criminal Case against Alesin
The Committee for State Security (KGB) informed Aliaksandr Alesin last week, the prosecution against the journalist had been suspended.
25.01.2016 Activists beaten, fined over support for ‘graffiti case’ defendants
Several activists displayed a banner reading “No To Political Persecution” at the beginning of today’s hearing in the ‘graffiti case’. They also chanted, “Art Is No Crime”. Then they were forcibly taken out of the courtroom.