Young Front activists convicted in absentia

2012 2012-02-23T11:53:26+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 22 February, Vitsebsk District Court sentenced four Young Front activists to three days of administrative arrest each for alleged disorderly conduct.

Raman Vasilyeu, Mikhail Muski, Zmitser Kremianetski, Uladzimir Yaromenak and Pavel Sitnik were detained while going to attend the trial of Siarhei Kavalenka on 21 February. They were later charged with using foul language.

Pavel Sitnik, member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, who was driving the car received a symbolic sentence – a fine of BYR 105,000.