Hrodna: BCD activist to be tried for "Wave of Solidarity"

2013 2013-05-06T15:57:31+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

On 3 May Syarhey Verameyenka, Hrodna member of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party, was summonsed to a district police department and questioned in connection with his detention by people in mufti at the "Wave of Solidarity" action on 12 March.

He was also presented the result of an expert examination of the Ministry of Communications, according to which the leaflets of the "Wave of Solidarity" which had been confiscated from him didn't correspond to certain technical norms, as a result of which he was charged with the distribution of printed matter without imprint.

According to the police, the trial will take place on 6-7 May. The police officers received to provide the defendant with a copy of the results of the expert examination.