European Belarus campaign activist Kulakou gets 10 days in custody
11:47, — Politics
The opposition activist was thrown behind bars ahead of the Ice Hockey World Championship.
Charter97.org has learnt it from Yulia Stsiapanava, an activist of the civil campaign European Belarus.
Leanid Kulakou was charged with disorderly conduct (article 17.1 of the Code of Administrative Offences) and sentenced to 10 days in custody.
Leanid Kulakou was detained yesterday at his home by a police squad.
About 20 opposition activists have been detained by the police in the last two weeks. Human rights defenders explain the arrests by the Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk.