Updated at 16:11,02-12-2016

Human rights defender Shchukin is tried in Orsha

Today in Orsha court the trial of human rights activist Valery Shchukin to be held, he is accused of Article.17.1 of Administrative Code (petty hooliganism).

We remind, on March 29 at the time of Sergei Kalyakin, Anatoly Lebedko and Alexander Atroshchankau trial human rights defender with his body blocked the doors leading to the third floor of the court so they cannot be closed. The court decided that Shchukin openly expressed contempt for the court and police.

Valery Shchukin spent the night in police.