Criminal case against A.Klimau sent to court

2005 2005-03-21T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

This information has been provided by the Belarusian Association of Journalists. On 9 March the court of the Pershamayski Borough of Minsk received a case against the former businessman Andrei Klimau. Klimau is accused of defaming the President of the Republic of Belarus (part 2 Art. 367 of the Criminal Code of the RB) and degrading the President of the Republic of Belarus (part 1 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of the RB).
The decision on the transfer of the case to court indicates that A.Klimau, who has actively resisted the current regime of the Republic of Belarus and employs provocative methods of creating an appearance of opposition activity, wrote and organized printing and distribution of books and flyers that contain statements degrading the President of the Republic of Belarus, and accusations implicating him in grievous offences.
The investigation bodies refer to A. Klimau's books Revolt in 2005, Obvious Truths, and I Made My Choice.

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