Trials of Belarusian Freedom Party Members

2003 2003-09-09T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

At 12 a.m. on 8 September the unregistered Belarusian Freedom Party held a picket against the war in Chechnya. Three picket participants were detained and taken to Minsk Tsentral Borough Court.

Siarhey Vysotski, the picket organizer, Head of the party, was punished with 10 days of jail, Yury Danilaw was fined 280 000 rubles. Yury Danilaw demanded advocatory service. As a result the trial of him was postponed to 11 September.