“European Belarus” activist sentenced to 5 days of arrest for handing out “Charter'97” newspaper
Aliaksei Tsioply, an activist of the “European
Belarus”, was detained by the riot police near the “Kupalauskaya” metro station
on 5 September. Several copies of the “Charter'97” newspaper were found in his
The detainee was guarded to the Tsentralny District Police Station of Minsk. As it became known today, he was found guilty of violating Article 23.4 of the Code of Administrative Offenses, “insubordination to lawful demands of police officers” and sentenced to five days of arrest by Judge Yasinovich.