Pavel Yukhnevich had to meet New Year in delinquents' isolation center

2011 2011-01-03T16:26:44+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

After the search in the apartment of the photo journalist Yuliya Darashkevich, her husband, an activist of the European Belarus Pavel Yukhnevich was taken to KGB, allegedly for an interrogation. There a report for participation in the protest action that had taken place in the center of Minsk on 19 December was drawn up and the activist was taken to the Maskouski District Court of Minsk.

However, the judges were too busy on 31 December. As a result, Pavel was guarded to the delinquents' isolation center in Akrestsin Street where he will wait for the trial. As a result, he had to meet the year behind bars, whereas other person arrested for participation in the same action were being released after  serving their arrest terms.

In the morning on 3 January Mr. Yukhnevich was guarded to the Maskouski District Court where he was sentenced to 10 days of arrest.