Siarhei Malashonak gets fined for “Freedom to political prisoners!”

2012 2012-10-08T16:48:26+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 8 October the administrative case against an activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy was  considered at the Navapolatsk City Court. Siarhei Malashonak was found guilty of violating Article 23.34 of the Code of Administrative Offenses (violation of the procedure of holding mass events) and fined 300,000 rubles (about $35).

The activist had been detained in the morning of 8 October for an attempt to hang out a banner “Freedom to political prisoners!”.

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