Youth activist Krechka detained and tried over disorderly conduct

2011 2011-12-29T16:56:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Youth opposition activist Andrus Krechka was detained by Minsk police at about 11.30 this morning, say his friends quoting a message received from the activist.

The activist was reportedly detained by plainclothes criminal policemen and taken to Minsk Savetski District Police Department, where he was charged with using foul language.

At about 5.20 p.m., Judge Dzmitry Paulichenka of Minsk Savetski District Court sentenced Andrus Krechka to 5 days of administrative arrest.



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