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Chernobyl Way protesters convicted in administrative trials

2012 2012-04-27T19:44:57+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Chernobyl Way-2012

Chernobyl Way-2012

Minsk Savetski District Court has considered the administrative charges brought against seven protesters detained during yesterday’s Chernobyl Way march.

Zmitser Shauliukevich, Mikola Dzemidzenka, Mikhail Muski and Raman Vasilyeu were sentenced to 15 days of administrative arrest each.

Raman Vasilyeu was convicted after having been taken to hospital. According to his fellow activist Mikhail Muski, they were badly beaten in the police department.

Aliaksei Churylau was sentenced to 10 days of arrest.

The trial of two more youth activists – Zmitser Kremianetski and Uladzimir Yaromenak – will be resumed tomorrow. The two activists were detained while expressing their support to the other activists outside the court building.   


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