European Belarus activist fined for election boycott campaign

2012 2012-08-23T10:36:17+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Viktar Boldzin

Viktar Boldzin

On 22 August, Minsk Kastrychnitski District Court fined Viktar Boldzin, activist of the European Belarus opposition movement, BYR 300,000 for carrying leaflets that call upon voters not to go to polling stations on 23 September.

The activist was detained yesterday morning at Minsk central railway station.

Yesterday, another European Belarus activist – Aliaksei Tsioply – was convicted on similar charges by a court in Minsk.