Entrepreneur Viktar Kryval Sentenced to 15 Days of Jail

2008 2008-02-19T20:01:36+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Viktar Kryval, activist of the campaign For Free Development of Business, was accused of handing-out anti-state leaflets. Uzda court found him guilty and sentenced to 15 days of jail. Judge V.Verdyzh took the opinion that the leaflets which he had distributed continued calls to hold an unauthorized meeting. 

Viktar Kryval was detained in Uzdz in the evening of 16 February and taken to the local police department. The trial was to have taken place on 17 February, but the entrepreneur demanded that the the trial was conducted Belarusian.