HEAD OF MARKET VENDORS ASSOCIATION JAILED FOR 5 DAYS
Maskowski borough court of Minsk sentenced Anatol Shumchanka, head of market vendors association “Perspektyva”, to 5 days of jail. He was jailed for picketing Maskowski borough administration of Minsk. On 3 September members of his organization blocked the entrance to the building of Maskowski borough administration. They demanded to stop “ungrounded and biased check-ups of businessmen by bodies subordinate to Maskowski administration, aimed at banning retail kiosks from Minsk streets”. The police arrested Shumchanka on October 1 in the building of economic court. He was immediately taken to court. The same day the judge made a quick decision.