ZUBR ACTIVIST SENTENCED TO 5 DAYS OF JAIL
December 23 Centralny borough court of Homel sentenced Zubr activist Siarhei Siamionaw to 5 days of jail for taking part in action dedicated to the second anniversary of Andrei Zaitsaw’s death.
December 20 Homel Zubr activists organized the action to commemorate Andrei Zaitsaw, Homel Zubr activist, led to suicide by KGB officers 2 years ago. At 2.30 p.m., when the action was over, Centralny borough police arrested Siarhei Siamionaw, 22. The police took him to detention center. His friends and relatives learned where he had been only on Monday, December 22, when Siarhei was tried by Centralny borough court.
The court found Siarhei Siamionaw guilty of violating Articles 156 and 166 of the Code of Administrative Offences (disorderly conduct and insubordination to legal demands of police officers) and sentenced him to 5 days in jail.