18 suspects in “mass riots” criminal case

2010 2010-12-21T21:15:03+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/zatrymany.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Eighteen persons have been declared suspects in a criminal case over “mass riots” on 19 December. They may face up to 15 years of imprisonment. Apart from that, three activists, detained ahead of the polling day, are facing civil charges.

List of suspects in the criminal case under Paragraphs 1 and 2, Article 293 of the Criminal Code:

1. Uladzimir Niakliayeu - presidential candidate

2. Andrei Sannikau - presidential candidate 

3. Ryhor Kastusiou - presidential candidate

4. Aliaksandr Atroshchankau - Press-Secretary of Sannikau's election HQ

5. Ales Mikhalevich - presidential candidate

6. Vital Rymasheuski - presidential candidate

7. Pavel Seviarynets - Rymasheuski's election agent 

8. Dzmitry Bandarenka - coordinator of the "European Belarus" campaign 

9. Iryna Khalip - journalist, Andrei Sannikau's wife 

10. Natallia Radzina - journalist, editor of the charter97.org web-site

11. Anatol Liabedzka - UCP Chair

12. Anastasia Palazhanka - "Young Front" Vice-Chair 

13. Andrei Dzmitryeu - head of Uladzimir Nyaklyaeu's election HQ

14. Tatsiana Skakal - Andrei Dzmitryeu's civil wife

15. Aliaksandr Fiaduta - political analyst, one of the coordinators of Uladzimir Niakliayeu's election HQ

16. Mikalai Statkevich - presidential candidate

17. Aliaksandr Klaskouski - former police officer

18. Uladzimir Kobets - head of Anderj Sannikau's election HQ