Participants of 7 November anti-Communist action near Lenin monument sentenced to arrest

2011 2011-11-08T18:06:39+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 8 November the Maskouski District Court of Minsk tried the activists of the “Young Front” Mikhail Muski, Siarhei Paval and Raman Vasiliieu who had thrown eggs at the monument to Lenin on Nezalezhnasts Square in Minsk during the 7 November action which was held by communists to honor an anniversary of the October revolution.

The defendants were found guilty of “disorderly conduct” (Article 17.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). Muski was tried by Judge Kazak, Siarhei Paval – by Judge Siamakhina and Vasiliieu – by Judge Yauhen Khatkevich. Muski and Paval were sentenced to 7 days of arrest, Vasiliieu – to 10 days.