Uruchcha infill construction protester fined 20 basic units and given 5 days in custody

2012 2012-07-19T10:22:32+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The judgement was delivered against Leanid Mazhalski, a deputy head of the housing society and active member of the initiative group against infill construction in Uruchcha city district.

He was tried in connection with the events on July 4 and 5 in a small park, where works to construct blocks of flats for riot policemen began, Radio Svaboda reports.

As charter97.org already reported, Leanid Mazhalski was detained  on July 6 for taking part in protests against infill construction in Uruchcha district. The man was trying to hinder construction workers to set up a construction site.

Three administrative reports were drawn up against Mazhalski for organizing an unsanctioned meeting, impeding workers and disobeying police.

 

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