Independent journalist to be tried on May 21 in Brest
13:39, — Politics
The trial against Yauhen Skrabets was postponed, the journalist was arrested.
The new trail against Skrabets was held in Brest's Leninski district court on Monday, the press service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) reports.
The journalist filed a motion asking to call a lawyer. The judge postponed the trial until May 21, released Skrabets and issued him a subpoena.
But the police officers, who had taken Skrabets to the court, said they needed to detain him again. They took the journalist to a police station.
Yauhen Skrabets was detained on Saturday near his home in Brest. He was charged with “disorderly conduct”.