Court turns down claim by For Freedom activist

2009 2009-09-03T17:20:31+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en
Leanid Autukhou

Leanid Autukhou

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.