of the participants of the action “Light the candle of hope” (being renewed).
Lists of the detainees. Sentences
Today, the Moscow District Court of Minsk held “trials”
over the participants of the action “Light the candle of hope”. Human
rights activists say, around 50 persons were arrested during the event.
At 11.00 Minsk time the trials haven’t
started yet. Families of those arrested, representatives of Viasna, Marina
Lobova are in the courtroom.
The names of the people who will be brought to trial at Moscow District
in Minsk were revealed:
Galina Tsiriuk (judge: Bondarenko)
Natalia Mankovskaya (judge: Telitsa)
Roman Gritsevich (judge: Kazak)
Igor Gritsevich (judge: Sezin)
Yuri Asmolovskiy (judge: Kostrikov)
Aleksandr Petkevich (judge: Kravchenko)
Sergei Konopatskiy (judge: Shestakov)
Trials are also held at Frunzenskiy and Central District Courts in Minsk.
We will follow the events.
By 11.30, the trial of Roman Gritsevich had been held. Remarkably, the
trial had been over before the lists were revealed so that parents didn’t
have an opportunity to be present at the trial. Right now the judge is
in the decision room. Our Generation’s observer reports about the in camera
trials. The lists revealed show the judges’ camera numbers. However, the
trials themselves are held in the courtroom. As a result, it’s extremely
difficult to find out where the trials over the peaceful action are in
The Judge of the Moscow District of Minsk sentenced Roman Gritsevich
to seven days confinement. It should be noticed that Igor Gritsevich suffers
from cancer. The relatives didn’t bring the necessary medicine to the
trial. Igor was sentenced to three days in prison…
Sergei Konopatskiy to 10 days;
Galina Tsiriuk to the fine of 20 “base rates”
Yuri Asmolovkiy to 10 days;
Aleksandr Petkevich to 7 days.