Two Protesters Are Punished

2005 2005-03-03T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Minsk Tsentralny Borough Court punished two participants of the protest action of businessmen in Minsk. The activist of United Civil Party Maryna Bahdanovich was fined 4 800 000 rubles (more than $2 000) for “violation of Article 167.1 of the Code of Administrative Violations of Belarus” (violation of the order of organization and holding mass actions). For the same violation the chair of the public association Perspective Anatol Shumchanka was sentenced to 10 days of jail.