2014 29/07

Ales Makayeu, an activist of the entrepreneurs’ movement, was detained by police on July 27 in Minsk.

During a traditional service near the Red Church on Independence Square, the businessman raised a white-red-white flag for the release of political prisoners.

Ales Makayeu was taken to the police department of the Maskouski district and charged with an administrative offense.

He is expected to stand trial this afternoon, said human rights activist Anastasiya Loika.

The trial of Ales Makayeu was held at the Court of Minsk’s Maskouski district. He was charged with disobeying police officers (Article 23.4 of the Code of Administrative Offenses) and disorderly conduct (Art. 17.1 of the CAO).

Judge Maksim Sushko only allowed the lawyer to be present at the trial. A police officer named Yazepau witnessed at the hearing.

As a result, the activist was found guilty and by partial summation sentenced to an administrative arrest of 15 days.

Ales Makayeu, an activist of the entrepreneurs’ movement, was detained by police on July 27 in Minsk.

During a traditional service near the Red Church on Independence Square, the businessman raised a white-red-white flag for the release of political prisoners.

Quoting spring96.org
Prepared by Ales LETA
Belarusian Legal Portal
www.prava-by.info

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