Homel: Kanstantsin Zhukouski sentenced to 8 days of arrest

2011 2011-01-14T19:03:38+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/k_jhukouski.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 13 January the Tsentralny District Court of Homel punished a civil activist Kanstantsin Zhukouski with 8 days of arrest upon Article 17.1 of the Criminal Code, ‘disorderly conduct’.

Bear in mind that Mr. Zhukouski had been detained on 13 January near the KGB building n Biletski Street, 2 in Homel where he was waiting for his friends who had been interrogated at the time. According to him, he was also shooting the monument to Felix Dzerzhinsky on video.

The testimonies against him were given by KGB officers Aliaksandr Litvinchuk and Aliaksandr Shadzinau who stated that Kanstantsin Zhukouski had used obscene language near the KGB building.