Mother of Paval Sevyarynets to stand trial on Monday over “silent” protest
Tatsyana Sevyarynets, the mother of prominent opposition activist Paval Sevyarynets, is to stand trial in a district court in Vitsyebsk on July 11 over her participation in a “silent” protest on Independence Day (July 3).
Police officers visited the woman at her home on Friday evening and took her to a police station where she was charged with acting in violation of regulations governing street demonstrations under Article 23.34 of the Civil Offenses Code.
As Paval Sevyarynets told
Mrs. Sevyarynets, a regional coordinator of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party, was released and returned home.