Youth activists are tried at Minsk courts

2012 2012-01-02T16:42:08+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Trials of youth activists continued at the Maskouski District Court of Minsk despite the New Year Holidays.

Nasta Shuleika, detained on 31 December near the delinquents’ isolation center in Akrestsin Street, was fined 700,000 rubles by Judge Viktar Kozak. The girl was kept in the delinquents’ isolation center till trial.

Another detainee, Vikotryia Rymashkevich, was fined the same sum by Judge Sviatlana Bandarenka.

Pavel Vinahradau, an activist of the civil movement “Tell the Truth!” detained on 30 December, was sentenced to 7 days of arrest by Judge Kostrykau.

The Kastrychnitski District Court of Minsk started hearings on the administrative case of Ales Krot, an activist of the “Student Council”, detained on 31 December and charged under Article 17.1 of the Code of Administrative Offences, “disorderly conduct”. The trial was postponed to 12 January.

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