Minsk: activist of electoral team of Andrei Sannikau gets fined
On 11 October the Zavadski District Court of Minsk fined Illia Shcharbinski for violation of Article 17.1 of the Code of Administrative Violations, ‘disorderly conduct’. The activist had been detained on 10 October, while going to his electoral picket with a flag of the civil campaign European Belarus (that is headed by Andrei Sannikau).
Activists of the electoral team had phoned to the district police department of Minsk, the delinquents’ isolation center in Akrestsin Street and hospitals in order to find him. As it became clear after the trial, the activist had been kept at the Zavadski DPD that had given no information about his detention.
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