The Union of Poles wants to help the family of Andrew Pochobut

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".

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