Aliaksandr Kazulin and other detainees to be tried for ‘obscene language’ on 12 May

2010 2010-05-11T19:16:25+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 12 May, the Leninski District Court will consider the administrative cases against the people who were detained after the end of the action of solidarity with the political prisoner Mikalai Autukhovich that was held near the building of the Supreme Court on 6 May.

The riot police detained the former presidential candidate Aliaksandr Kazulin, entrepreneur Aliaksandr Makayeu and the Young Front activists Mikalai Dzemidzenka and Uladzimir Yaromenka. The riot police forcedly pulled them in a bus and guarded to the police station, where reports for ‘using obscene language’ (Article 17.1 of the Administrative Code, ‘disorderly conduct’) were drawn up on the detainees.

The trials will started at 11 a.m.