17 January 2018, Wednesday, 14:00

Days in prison for oppositional leaflets


The court of the October district sentenced “Tell the truth” activists for 5 and 10 days of arrest today.

A campaign’s activist Sviatlana Volkava was sentenced to 5 days in prison. Two other activists Yury Fabisheuski and Aliaksei Marozau were sentenced to 10 days of arrest. The reason for the sentences – insubordination to police.

According to the campaign’s web-site, Sviatlana Volkava was detained on 9 January, when she left the apartment of Yury Fabisheuski. The two guys taken from this apartment in one and a half hours.

All the activists had the leaflets of the Citizens Agreement with them.

On 9 January Sviatlana Volkava managed to call a representative of the campaign Tatiana Karatkevich and tell about the detention. She said that they did not tell her why she was detained, but took her fingerprints. The connection with her was then lost.