1,750,000 fine for white-red-white flag

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Today, on 20 September, Judge Maryna Damnenka of Homel Tsentralny Court fined Ivan Zaitsau, activist of the Young Belarus opposition movement, BYR 1,750,000 for alleged disorderly conduct and failure to obey the police.

The activist was detained on 11 September during the Homel City Day festive events after he waved a white-red-white flag. He was reportedly beaten by unknown persons.