Baranavichy: Hanna Shakutska Is Fined, Her Daughter’s Case to Be Considered Soon

2007 2007-09-13T23:14:20+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 10 September in Baranavichy the police detained Hanna and Tatsiana Shakutska together with 23 other activists who came to the local court to support a Young Front activist Yaraslau Hryshchenia who was to stand a criminal trial for ‘activities on behalf of unregistered organization’ (article 193.1 of the Criminal Code). 

The judge of Baranavichy city court Zhana Kapacheuskaya found Hanna Shakutska guilty of violating article 17.1 (petty hooliganism) and 23.34 (organization or participation in unauthorized mass action) of the Administrative Code and punished her with two fines, 62 000 and 93 000 rubles (about 29 and 43 US dollars). The administrative case against her daughter, Tatsiana Shakutska, will be directed to the commission on cases of under-aged persons in the place of her residence in Minsk.