The consideration of the case of the activists of the Belarusian trade union of radio-electronic industry (REP), which is a part of the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (BKDP), was adjourned until 12 December
This became known thanks to human rights activists from "Viasna", as the process was declared closed at the request of the state prosecutor Raman Biziuk. The written materials of the case were studied at the hearing of 6 December, after the reading of the charges. Judge Anastasia Papko heard the case.
Bear in mind that on 6 December Minsk city court continued to hear the criminal case against three trade union activists: Hennadz Fiadynich, Vasil Berasneu and Vatslau Areshka
They are accused of calling for restrictive measures, aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus (part 3 of article 361 of the Criminal Code), incitement of other social hatred (part 3 of article 130), establishment of or participation in an extremist formation (part 1 and part 3 of article 361-1 of the Criminal Code).
Meanwhile, the date of the trial of three more political prisoners of trade union activists - Aliaksandr Yarashuk, Siarhei Antusevich and Iryna But-Husaim was set. They will be tried in Minsk city court on December 20. The trade union leaders are accused in organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them (part 1 of article 342 of the Criminal Code) and appeals to restrictive measures aimed at damaging the national security of the Republic of Belarus (part 3 of article 361 of the Criminal Code).