The case of Andrei Kim: ordered a new trial

The trial of a public activist Andrei Kim started at 14 o’clock in the Central District Court of Minsk. Support came his defenders, associates, politicians (Alexander Milinkevich, Anatoly Liabedzka, Vintsuk Vyachorka, Lavon Barshcheuski, Nicholas Statkevich and others). Representatives of the South American Embassy and the OSCE.
In the courtroom could get far, not all of those who came to support Kim — others remained in the corridors of the building and on the street. In the cage for the defendants led Andrei Kim. He was dressed in a T-shirt with the words "Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." Around 14.20 referee entered the hall and the process began.
Lawyer Kim said petition, that her client changed the measure of restraint.
Municipal prosecutor, Assistant Attorney Central District Lukyanov said petition, that the two cases combined into one. Recall Kim blamed for violence during a meeting of businessmen on January 21, also in a criminal case, the prosecutor’s office instituted for Tipo massive mess during the campaign business on January 10. Referee Lena Ilina only granted the petition.
The trial of Andrei Kim was held in the building where he studied — the Belarusian Lyceum, later closed by the authorities, it is currently the Central Tribunal district of Minsk
Andrei Kim has more than 2 months in the custody of remand Valadarski Street.
If the tribunal recognizes activist guilty of using violence during a rally in the development of business or such danger, he could be sentenced to two years in jail. Political prisoner guilty himself does not recognize.

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