31 People Charged with "Case of December 19," Lawyers

17.01.2011 13:04
Архив Редакция

31 people are accused of the organization and involvement in the riots in Minsk on December 19. This was reported by the lawyers, working on the criminal cases, brought against the people, implicated in an unsanctioned opposition rally. There are already 16 suspects in a "criminal case of December 19." 

As of January 14, 27 accused are kept in custody, another 4 are under travel restrictions. Five of the suspects have been taken into custody, nine — under a recognizance not to leave and another two — outside Belarus, the Human Rights Centre «Viasna

The entire list of defendants, provided by the organization:

1. Alexander Arestovich — representative of Nikolai Statkevich
2. Alexander Atroshchenko — Press Secretary of Andrei Sannikov election headquarters
3. Dmitri Bondarenko — coordinator of the civil campaign «European Belarus»
4. Sergei Vozniak — representative of Vladimir Niakliaeu
5. Andrei Dmitriev — campaign manager of Vladimir Niakliaeu
6. Alexander Klaskovski — a former police officer
7. Vladimir Kobets — campaign manager of Andrei Sannikov
8. Oleg Korban — one of the leaders of the youth organization of the United Civil Party «Young Democrats»
9. Ryhor Kastusiou — former presidential candidate, remains under house arrest
10. Anatoli Lebedko — Chairman of the United Civil Party
11. Ales Michalevic — a former presidential candidate
12. Vladimir Niakliaeu — a former candidate for presidency
13. Anatoli Pavlov — representative of Yaroslav Romanchuk
14. Palazhanka Anastasia — Deputy Chairman of the Young Front
15. Natalia Radina — Belarusian journalist
16. Vital Rymasheuski — a former presidential candidate
17. Andrei Sannikov — a former presidential candidate
18. Sevyarynets Pavel — representative of candidate Vital Rymasheuski
19. Statkevich Nikolai — a former presidential candidate
20. Dmitri Uss — a former presidential candidate, his present whereabouts is unknown
21. Alexander Feduta — coordinator of Vladimir Niakliaeu election headquarters
22. Irina Khalip — journalist, wife of the former presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov
23. Sergei Martselev — head of the electoral headquarters of the former presidential candidate Nikolai Statkevich
24. Dmitri Novik — a protester on December 19
25. Likhovid Nikita — a protester on December 19
26. Oleg Fedorkevich — a protester on December 19
27. Kliuyev Sergei — a protester on December 19
28. Breus Artem — participant of the protest on December 19
29.  Vinahradau Pavel — activist of the campaign «Tell the Truth!»
30.  Khamichenko Vladimir — participant of the protest on December 19
31. Vladimir Loban — participant of the protest on December 19

As Telegraf previously reported, two ex-presidential candidates — Ryhor Kastusiou and Dmitri Uss — are among other suspects in the case. However, as part of a criminal investigation, the KGB keep on searching the apartments of the suspects, the offices of NGOs and independent media, as well as the apartments of opposition parties and organizations.