In unrecognized by the Belarusian authorities Union of Poles in Grodno there is an initiative to support the family financially Pochobut Andrew, who is in custody. At a meeting of the Union of the city, where there were about one hundred and eighty persons, selected the initiative group of three persons to form a committee to help. The goal — to raise money for Oksana Pochobut and her two children.
The Union of Poles have also continued to collect signatures a petition to amend Andrei Poczobut preventive measure. We recall that recently the regional prosecutor's office investigator Arseny Nicholas did not satisfy the dozens of such requests.
Andrew Pochobut — Head of the General Council of the Union of Poles not recognized Belarusian authorities. He was a correspondent of the Polish "Gazeta Wyborcza". He is now under investigation, he was charged with insulting the president (part 1 of Article 368 Criminal Code), Also in another article — 367, Part 1 — a libel on the president. At the heart of the case — the publication of the journalist, most of which is taken from the "Gazeta Wyborcza".