Vitsebsk activists convicted in secret trial

2014 2014-03-27T11:27:06+0300 2014-03-27T11:27:06+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/hamajda-4.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Barys Khamaida distributing independent press in Vitsebsk

Barys Khamaida distributing independent press in Vitsebsk

Vitsebsk opposition activists Barys Khamaida and Yan Salauyan are expected to be released today after they were detained ahead of Freedom Day in the evening on March 24.

As reported by freeregion.info, the activists were sentenced to three days of arrest by the Court of Vitsebsk Chyhunachny district. However, the reason for the detention, as well as the charges, are still unknown.

A representative of Vitsebsk temporary detention facility said that Khamaida and Salauyan were detained for an offense (he refused to specify which).

слухаць Радыё рацыя Міжнародная федэрацыя правоў чалавека Беларуская Інтэрнэт-Бібліятэка КАМУНІКАТ Грамадзкі вэб-архіў ВЫТОКІ Антидискриминационный центр АДЦ 'Мемориал' Prava-BY.info Беларускі Праўны Партал Межрегиональная правозащитная группа - Воронеж/Черноземье
Московская Хельсинкская группа
Молодежное Правозащитное Движение
amnesty international