Belarusian LGBT activist received a fine for a candle in solidarity with political prisoners

02/01/2012
Submitted by Viachaslau Bortnik

Belarusian LGBT activist Natalia Mankovskaya was fined by the court of the Moscow district of Minsk on 350,000 rubles (42 USD) for participation in the action of solidarity with political prisoners, who after the 2010 presidential election in Belarus are still in prison.

The action took place on the anniversary of the peaceful protesters disperseDecember 19, 2011 in Minsk about the Catholic church .

Administrative reports made ​​up for 32 people on articles about the organization or a violation of the mass action or picketing and disorderly conduct.

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