European Belarus activist to be tried for disorderly conduct

2012 2012-03-22T11:39:41+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 21 March Minsk police detained activist of the European Belarus opposition movement Mikita Kavalenka, as he was going to take a train to Kalinkavichy.

He was taken to the police station and reportedly offered to choose his charges himself. As a result, he was charged under Art. 17.1 of the Administrative Code (disorderly conduct).

This morning, the activist is to stand trial at Minsk Tsentralny District Court.    


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