BCD member fined 2.5 mln for commemorating Dzmitry Zavadski

2013 2013-07-08T19:10:25+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/sudy.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Judge Tatsiana Palulekh of Minsk Savetski District Court sentenced today Pavel Prakapovich, activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy’s organizing committee, to a fine of 2.5 mln rubles on charges of staging an illegal picket in memory of journalist Dzmitry Zavadski.

The activist was detained yesterday while displaying a portrait of the disappeared journalist in the central Yakub Kolas Square in Minsk. The picket was aimed at marking the 13th anniversary of Dzmitry Zavadski’s disappearance.