Panamarou's counsel solicits for closing criminal case

2010 2010-07-16T16:45:32+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 15 July, a Kletsk democratic activist Siarhei Panamarou paid a visit to the Minsk District Procuracy. He was informed about the end of the investigation of the criminal case against him and prented official charges: insult of state officials.

The criminal case against Mr. Panamarou was instigated under Article 369 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus, 'insult of state official' and concerned a number of critical articles published in Panamarou's bulletin Boiki Kletsk.

The activist's counsel, Pavel Sapelka, addressed the investigator with a petition for closing the criminal case because of absence of corpus delicti in the actions of his client.

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