Youth activists stand trials

2010 2010-12-27T16:10:43+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 27 December, Minsk Maskouski Court sentenced youth opposition activists Volha Damaratskaya and Mikhail Matsevich to 10 days of imprisonment each.

According to Mikhail Pashkevich, who is currently awaiting trial, the court is expected to hear the cases of a number of other youth activists, detained after 22 December.

Human rights activist Alena Tankachova has been reportedly banned to attend the hearings.