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Criminal Case against “Zubr” Activist

2005 2005-01-11T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the night of 8 January the police detained the activist of “Zubr” youth movement Mikita Sasim on the suspicion that he had written “Set Marynich Free!” on several buildings in the center of Minsk. The case is investigated by Minsk Leninski Borough Board of Internal Affairs.

After the detention Sasim was detained in isolator for 3 days and on 10 December released under the written recognizance not to leave the city. The criminal case upon part 1 of article #218 of the Criminal Code (deliberate destruction or damage of property) was brought against him. If found guilty, Mikita Sasim can be fined, sentenced to up to two years of personal restraint or up to three months of arrest.

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