20 January 2018, Saturday, 21:56

Criminal case opened against Yury Rubtsou


A criminal case has been opened against an activist from Homel for “insulting a judge”.

Yury Rubtsou wrote in a Facebook post: “An investigator from the Investigation Committee has just notified me that a criminal case was opened against me either for insulting or for threatening a judge.”

The activist served several terms in custody for participating in opposition rallies and wearing a shirt with the text “Lukashenka, go away”. The activist held hunger strikes in jail.