Yury Istomin Claims Justice
On 5 October, after five days of arrest, the chair of Hrodna oblast office of the United Civil Party Yury Istomin was released from jail. He was sentenced to the prison term by the judge of Kastrychnitski district court of Hrodna Zinaida Bartsevich on charges of petty hooliganism (article 17.1 of the Administrative Code).
In fact, the police detained Istomin for distribution of printed materials. Now the activist is going to appeal against the police to the prosecutor’s office.