Nikolai Demidenko was given 15 days

Deputy chairman of the "Young Front" Nikolai Demidenko was sentenced to 15 days of administrative arrest. The verdict handed down in court Minsk Piershamaiski Judge Yuri Gorbatok, BelaPAN reports, citing human rights defender Anastasia Marinkina.

According to her, the court was actually closed until the evening Demidenko human rights activists and friends did not know the results.

"Moreover, we are still do not know under what article convicted Demidenko. This information in court we were not given. They said only that he was sentenced to administrative arrest and will serve his sentence at the Center for isolation of offenders Akrestsin Street "- said Marinkina.

Marinkina has confirmed that Demidenko hunger strike.

Deputy chairman of the "Young Front" was arrested on May 14 in Minsk. He and several of his friends were going to hang out at one of the houses opposite the National Library in Minsk white-red-white flag. Thus young people would like to remind citizens of the referendum on changing the national symbols, which took place May 14, 1995. The attempt was foiled by hanging the flag police. Demidenko was arrested, his companions managed to escape.

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