News for 8 Dec 2015
08.12.2015 Tax authorities drop charges against human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka
The tax inspection in Homieĺ has closed an administrative case against local human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka. The decision refers to the “insignificance” of the offense.
08.12.2015 Peaceful protesters convicted in Minsk, trial of observers put off
The Court of Minsk’s Maskoŭski District heard yesterday the administrative cases of opposition activists Uladzimir Niakliayeu, Pavel Seviarynets, Maksim Viniarski, Anton Zhylko, Stanislau Paulinkovich, and Andrei Davidovich. All of them were accused under Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code for taking part in a protest dedicated to the anniversary of the 1996 referendum held on November 24.