BCD Brest activist sentenced to 7 days of arrest

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Zmitser Shurkhai, Brest regional coordinator of the Belarusian Christian Democracy organizing committee, has been convicted of disorderly conduct (Art. 17.1) by Brest Maskouski District Court this morning.

The activist took active part in two “silent protests” on 15 and 22 June. Zmitser was detained in both cases. However, he was later released without charges.