More ‘Young Front’ members get arrested

2008 2008-07-02T21:29:19+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

The activist of the Young Front from Baranavichy Zmitser Stankevich was detained in the center of the city, near Lenin Square, while he was handing out leaflets with information about the political prisoner Andrei Kim. A violation report was drawn up on Stankevich. He was accused of petty hooliganism. On 1 June the activist was tried by court and sentenced to 10 days of arrest. 

According to the Young Front, on 30 June four more activists of the organization were detained in Hantsavichy. Alena Charniak and Sviatlana Zhulevich were fined 175 000 rubles (about 82 US dollars) each. Andrei Karavayeu and Siarhei Skipar were sentenced to 15 days of arrest.