Pavel Vinahradau sentenced to 10 days of arrest, another activist awaiting charges

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Today, Minsk Maskouski District Court has sentenced activist of the “Tell the Truth” civil campaign Pavel Vinahradau to 10 days of administrative arrest for staging an event outside the city’s executive committee on 10 February.

Following the trial, the activist reportedly declared a hunger strike.

Another “Tell the Truth” activist Ales Artsybashau was detained right in the courtroom. He was reportedly taken to Maskouski police department and is expected to be charged for involvement in yesterday’s picket in Nezalezhnastsi Square.