Conservative Christian Party deputy chair to stand trial over memorial rally

2014 2014-11-25T17:09:27+0300 2014-11-25T17:09:27+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Yuras Belenki. Photo by

Yuras Belenki. Photo by

Another administrative trial of deputy chairman of the Conservative Christian Party BPF, Yuras Belenki, will be held on November 28 in the Leninski District Court of Minsk.

The opposition activist is one of the organizers of the march in Loshytsa Yar in Minsk, a place of execution of victims of the Bolshevik terror that, took place on November 9. He was charged under Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code (violation of the order of organization or holding mass events) – for failure to pay for the services of police officers who were maintaining public order during the rally.

On November 17, Judge Anastasiya Papko of Minsk’s Pershamaiski District Court fined Yuras Belenki three million rubles for organizing a memorial rally (Dziady) on November 2.