COURT HEARING ON LIQUIDATION OF INDEPENDENT SOCIETY FOR LEGAL RESEARCH POSTPONED TILL JANUARY 28
Press service of the assembly of Democratic NGOs reports, on January 20 Minsk city court Judge Aksana Budowskaya postponed the hearing on liquidation of the human rights NGO till January 28. The ground for postponement was the NGO’s complaint on the Justice Department. The liquidation procedure will continue after the complaint is considered.
Representative of the plaintiff, specialist of the Justice department of Minsk city executive committee Mr. Shcharbovich, protested against postponement. In his opinion, the Independent Society for Legal Research is intentionally delaying the trial. Alena Tankachova, the NGO chairperson, is of different opinion: "No matter what happens, we are going to use all possible legal measures to counteract this unfounded and unpleasant situation. We will do everything to show the absurdity of the whole system".