?European Arrests’ in Hrodna

2007 2007-10-10T20:15:43+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 October in Hrodna the trials of the democratic activists who had been detained on 9 October finished.


The chair of Hrodna oblast organization of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party Viktar Sazonau was found guilty of petty hooliganism (article 17.1 of the Administrative Code) and punished with five days of jail, the same happened to an activist of the United Civil Party Dzmitry Slutski. Another UCP member, Yury Istomin, was sentenced to seven days of jail on the same charges.


A trade union activist Ivan Roman was taken back to the temporary isolator of Leninski district police department of Hrodna because of the failure of the police witnesses to come to the trial.