Another convict over Day of Memory in Svislach
On December 16, Aliaksandr Shylin, Chairman of the Svislach District Court, sentenced Aliaksandra Vasilevich, Chair of the Hrodna regional office of the United Civil Party, to a fine of 3.75 mln rubles. This is the eleventh penalty for allegedly participating in an unsanctioned event, which took place on October 26 and the town of Svislach and in Yakushouka. Earlier, for participation in the traditional Memorial Day of the 1863 uprising courts fined Yury Hlebik, Mikhail Karnevich, Uladzimir Khilmanovich, Jerzy Grygencha, Vital Lopasau, Viktar Babkin, Uladzimir Prudnikau, Vital Huliak, Aliaksandr Mekh and Kanstantsin Dzmitryieu.
A few more people are waiting for their administrative trials. On December 18, the Regional Court is expected to hear an appeal by journalist Mikhail Karnevich.