Vitsebsk activists to stand trial for organizing People’s Assembly

2011 2011-10-26T19:49:40+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Mmes. Iryna Yaskevich and Tatsiana Seviarynets are facing charges for alleged illegal organizing of so called People’s Assembly in Vitsebsk on 8 October.

Both activists say the charges are absurd.

“I did not even sign the paper, because it is nonsense! I told them there is a law on local assemblies, and we were guided by it. No permission by the authorities is required to hold such events,” says Mrs. Tatsiana Seviarynets.


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