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Four Zhodzina activists arrested for 7 days

2008 2008-03-24T14:21:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Today Zhodzina city court tried organizers of the mass action dedicated to the Freedom Day. Paval Krasouski, Yuras Zhylka, Aliaksandar Kamarouski, and Yury Silkin, accused of organization of an unauthorized action, were sentenced to 7 days in jail.


During the trial held by judge Tatsiana Tratsiuk, the police took away the voice recorder of human rights defender Aliaksei Lapitski, referring to the fact that audio recording was prohibited in the courtroom.


Let us remind the readers, on March 23rd, about 50 people gathered in Zhodzina city park. They marched and brought flowers to the monument “Heroes live forever”, and flew red and white balloons into the sky.  

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