News for 7 May 2010
07.05.2010 Kazulin to be tried for using obscene language near Supreme Court
Well-known politician Aliaksandr Kazulin, detained yesterday near the Supreme Court, will stand trial for alleged usage of obscene language there. The trial is scheduled for 11 a.m. on 12 May at the Leninski District Court of Minsk.
07.05.2010 Vitsebsk activist Siarhei Kavalenka detained
The official reason for the detention is violation of the traffic rules. On 6 May Kavalenka was detained for having crossed the road in a wrong place. However, when he offered to pay a fine, he was guarded to the police station. There the police drew a report for alleged use of obscene language towards the policemen who detained him.
07.05.2010 Convicts on Autukhovich’s case comment on the verdict
The political prisoners, who stood trial in Minsk 6 on May, say the case against them was fabricated. Human rights activists call on high officials to resign.