Court turns down claim by For Freedom activist
Judge Iryna Smaliakova of Vitsebsk Regional Court has turned down a complaint by For Freedom activist Leanid Autukhou demanding a reversal of her verdict to fine the activist BYR 1,400,000 for participating in an Independence Day action on 27 July.
Mr.Autukhou provided numerous evidence of his innocence. However, the judge ignored them, as well as certain procedural violations.
The activist says he is going to appeal the decision at the UN Human Rights Committee.