Activist in Minsk to stand trial for displaying white-red-white flag
Ales Makayeu, an activist of the entrepreneurs’ movement, was detained by police on July 27 in Minsk.
During a traditional service near the Red Church on Independence Square, the businessman raised a white-red-white flag for the release of political prisoners.
Ales Makayeu was taken to the police department of the Maskouski district and charged with an administrative offense. He is expected to stand trial this afternoon, said human rights activist Anastasiya Loika.