Zmitser Khvedaruk Sentenced to 10 Days of Jail

2007 2007-07-27T20:56:31+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

An activist of the unregistered organization Young Front Zmitser Khvedaruk spent a day at Minsk Maskouski borough court. In the morning he was detained by people in mufti on the way to a trolleybus stop from the Justice House where he attended the trial of Kanstantsin Lukashou. The police accused him in using four-letter words and detained till evening.

Zmitser became the fifteenth arrested opposition activist for the last two days. Since morning members of Young Front have been waiting for Khvedaruk to be taken to Maskouski court of Minsk. The trial started at 4 p.m. Judge Rudnitskaya sentenced Khvedaruk to 10 days of administrative arrest under article 17.1 of the Administrative Code (petty hooliganism).