Ihar Simbirou tried for disorderly conduct

2012 2012-05-07T18:00:21+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/simbirou.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The musician, detained at a picnic near Minsk in the evening of 6 May (together with signer Zmitser Bartosik and 12 listeners), spent the night at the delinquents’ isolation center in Akrestsin Street. All other people were released after finger-printing and videoing.

On 6 May Ihar Simbirou had been released after serving 10-day arrest following a preventive detained on the eve of the “Chernobyl Way” action in Minsk on 26 April.

On 7 May Mr. Simbirou was taken to court at 2 p.m. The trial was led by Judge Aliaksei Minich. Ihar Simbirou stated that the police gave him a false accusation and demanded that those police officers who had detained them be questioned by the court.

He also stated that he started an indefinite hunger-strike.

At 5.30 p.m. the trial was postponed till 18 May. Ihar Simbirou was released.