Alexander Barazenka got amnestied

2009 2009-08-14T19:59:44+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

The figurant of the ‘Process of 14’ Alexander Barazenka has been amnestied. ‘On 12 August I was summonsed to Pinsk city prosecutor’s office and informed about it’, said Mr. Barazenka to BelaPAN.

‘Process of 14’ was brought under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions grossly violating the public order or active participation in them) against 14 participants of a protest action of entrepreneurs, held in Minsk on 10 January 2008.

On 9 December Tsentralny district court of Minsk sentenced Barazenka to one year of personal restraint without direction to an open prison facility.

The international organization Amnesty International officially declared prisoners of conscience 11 figurants of the ‘Process of 14’ including Alexander Barazenka.