Barysau: Ihar Askerka sentenced to 10 days of arrest
Ihar Askerka, the son of activist Anatoly Askerka, was
tried today in Barysau. Anatol was arrested earlier for an action to support
political prisoner Andrei Sannikau.
Ihar Askerka was arrested yesterday near the building of the Barysau district court after he had raised posters in support of political prisoners and his father, reports the Human Rights Center "Viasna".
Iryna Pasiuk, a judge of the Barysau District Court, sentenced Ihar to 10 days in custody for participating in an unauthorized mass event.