Viasna Lawyer Tried In Biaroza

2004 2004-08-18T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Alexander Shavel, lawyer of the human rights center “Viasna”, is to be tried in Biaroza.
On August 18 he took part in a civil trial.
After the hearing was over and all process participants left the courtroom, Alexander Shavel made a critical remark to the prosecutor. The prosecutor ran back, yelling: “he’s insulted me, this is contempt of court!” The police took him from the courtroom he to a police station. Soon the human rights activist will be tried for contempt of court.