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Trials over preventively detained are postponed

2011 2011-10-10T17:47:29+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 10 October the Court of the Minsk District and the City of Zaslauye started proceedings on the administrative case of Ihar Trykhanovich, who had been detained preventively short before the People's Assembly, on 8 October. He was kept in the remand prison in Skaryna Street till trial. The case was tried by Judge Minich. The trial was postponed to 13 October because of the absence of the police witnesses.

The Court of Baranavichy and Baranavichy district was to have tried Anzhela Kambalava, who had been detained for handing out leaflets inviting people to the People's Assembly. However, the trial was postponed to 17 October, as Judge Ina Paulouskaya stated she was too busy.

The Miyory District Court considers the administrative case of Kastus Shytal, journalist for, who had been also detained preventively on 7 October, while hitchhiking on the Hlybokaye-Dzisna highway. The journalist is charged with the use of obscene language in public (Article 17.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). The verdict will be pronounced on 17 October.

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