Minsk: Trials over Participants of Protest Action against Unfair Sentence to Zmitser Dashkevich Sentenced Are over

2006 2006-11-02T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 1 November during the action of solidarity with the leader of the Young Front Zmitser Dashkevich that took place in Kastrychnitskaia Square of Minsk the riot police detained 12 activists:

  1. Iuliia Balonkina

  2. Siarhei Huminski

  3. Aliaksandra Ianachka

  4. Zmitser Iasevich

  5. Alena Ihnatsiieva

  6. Daryia Iliinich

  7. Zmitser Khvedaruk

  8. Anatol Lipen

  9. Hleb Sandras

  10. Khrystsina Shatsikava

  11. Uladzimir Siarheieu

  12. Volha Zhurauliova

According to Zmitser Khvedaruk, the police beat the detainees in their bus. Having put down their passport data, the policemen let go all activists except for Khvedaruk and Sandras. On them the police drew violation reports under article 156 of the Administrative Code (petty hooliganism).

Today Zmitser Khvedaruk and Hleb Sandras have been judged. The judge of Minsk Tsentralny Borough Court Aliaksei Bychko sentenced the first of them to 3 days of jail and the second one to about 25 USD fine.