Opposition youth in Homyel sentenced to $580 fine over City Day incident

Ivan Zaytsaw, an activist of an opposition youth group called Maladaya Belarus, was sentenced on Monday to a fine of 1,750,000 rubels ($580) over an incident in Homyel earlier this month.

New Life Church determined not to pay huge penalties to Minsk government

New Life Church has no intention of paying the huge penalties that have recently been imposed on it for alleged environmental damage and is ready to defend its prayer house and its leader Vyachaslaw Hancharenka, the Protestant community's lawyer, Syarhey Lukanin, told

Activist of \"Tell the Truth!\" campaign sentenced to $470 fine

Mikhail Pashkevich was sentenced Thursday to a fine of 1.4 million rubels ($470) after he and other activists of the "Tell the Truth!" campaign delivered a petition to the education ministry earlier in the day, BelaPAN

Opposition activists arrested in Minsk on July 27 sentenced to fines

The four opposition activists who were arrested in Minsk on July 27 were sentenced to fines in their trials on Thursday, BelaPAN reports.

Opposition candidate facing heavy fine for allegedly insulting policeman at polling station

Kanstantsin Zhukowski, an opposition candidate in the April 20-25 local elections, will stand trial on May 20 for allegedly insulting a police officer at a polling station.

Gay procession participants sentenced to minimum fines

Seven people arrested during Saturday’s Slavic Gay Pride 2010 procession in Minsk were each sentenced to a minimum fine of 17,500 rubels ($6)...

Opposition activist who put white-red-white flag on Christmas tree sentenced to three years in prison with probation

In addition, Kavalenka was ordered to pay 1,222,000 rubels ($410) to the city’s street lighting company in compensation for alleged damage to toy snowflakes...

Anatol Lyabedzka fined $350 at his trial in Valozhyn

Anatol Lyabedzka was sentenced to a fine of 1,050,000 rubels ($350) at his trial Thursday in Valozhyn, a city some 40 miles northwest of Minsk, for “disobeying a lawful order from an official on duty”.

Opposition youth slapped with $93 fine over BNR anniversary demonstration in Vitsyebsk

Alyaksey Kuznyatsow, leader of the Vitsyebsk city chapter of the Belarusian Popular Front’s youth wing, was slapped with a fine of 200,000 rubels ($93) as a judge of the Kastrychnitski District Court found him guilty of organizing and holding an unauthorized demonstration on March