Trials over preventively detained are postponed
On 10 October the Court of the Minsk District and the
City of Zaslauye
started proceedings on the administrative case of Ihar Trykhanovich, who had
been detained preventively short before the People's Assembly, on 8 October. He
was kept in the remand prison in Skaryna
Street till trial. The case was tried by Judge
Minich. The trial was postponed to 13 October because of the absence of the
The Court of Baranavichy and Baranavichy district was to have tried Anzhela Kambalava, who had been detained for handing out leaflets inviting people to the People's Assembly. However, the trial was postponed to 17 October, as Judge Ina Paulouskaya stated she was too busy.
The Miyory District Court considers the administrative case of Kastus Shytal, journalist for www.westki.info, who had been also detained preventively on 7 October, while hitchhiking on the Hlybokaye-Dzisna highway. The journalist is charged with the use of obscene language in public (Article 17.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). The verdict will be pronounced on 17 October.