Barysau: 5-day arrests

2011 2011-07-22T11:11:17+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 21 July, Barysau court considered the administrative cases of United Civil Party activist Mikalai Vitorski and press photographer of the web-site Aliaksandr Ziankou, charged with alleged participation in an unauthorized “silent protest” on 20 July.

As a result of a closed trial, judge Mrs. Lidziya Malchanava found both guilty of disorderly conduct and sentenced them to 5 days of arrest each.

Another person detained during the 13 July protest has been tried this morning – Viktar Zvezdzin has been fined BYR 700,000.


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