Aliaksei Shcharbakou fined for participation in Freedom Day action
1 April the court of Baranavichy tried the administrative case against Aliaksei Shcharbakou, who was detained on 25 March at the Freedom Day action in Minsk. Shcharbakou is invalid, hard of hearing since childhood.
After the detention he was guarded to a hospital and was not able to attend the trial on 26 March. The trial was delayed. When Shcharbakou was signed out from the hospital, he was tried and fined 175 000 rubles (about 82 US dollars).