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Andrei Zhukavec: Judge knows that I am innocent!

Andrei Zhukavec: Judge knows that I am innocent!

Judge Szczesny Szymanski, from court in Bialystok, Poland,  is to send a pronouncement of judgment  against the Belarusian political prisoner and refugee Andrei Zhukavec till the end of June. Andrei Zhukavec will be able to make a formal appeal only after receiving a formal decision. Andrei Zhukavec was accused of fraud and extortion of loans in two Belarusian banks in the amount of $700,000. On April 30 in Bialystok he was sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment and a fine of $15,000. Currently Andrei Zhukavec urgently prepares an appeal.

Andrej Zhukavec

Andrej Zhukavec

A Belarusian businessman, an opposition activist. Born on 12 September 1972. In 1993, he founded the company Trajs. He was a member of the Young Front. Supported financially and technically the Mahilou Centre for Human Rights, youth committee of the Belarusian National Front (BNF) and the Young Front. Andrej’s company also produced series of agitational materials of Belarusian parties and NGOs.