In Hrodna OMON came to “Admetnasts”, a store selling goods with Belarusian national symbols. The riot police officers seized goods of white-red-white colors. The owner of the store was detained.
BSU students Saveli Dubovik and Volha Vaitovich were expelled from the university for coming to the court building to support the student political prisoners. In the evening it became known that Saveli had been arrested. Another 13 Brest residents were convicted in the “round dance” case. They were sentenced to 1.5–2 years of open prison, one of the defendants received a year in a maximum-security prison.
On the evening of 2 June, in Minsk’s Tsivali park, police detained at least 10 people who were just talking and walking their dogs. All the detainees received administrative arrest or huge fines in the Frunzenski district court today. The protocols record that they took part in an unauthorized mass event (Article 24.23 of the Administrative Code), clapped their hands and shouted slogans.
Siarhei Brouka, a 31-year-old surgeon, was among the detainees. He did not admit his guilt. According to him, he had sold an apartment and was going to get the boxes to move out. He saw his acquaintances near the park and came up to them to talk. Upon learning that he was going to move to one of the city’s most “protest” neighborhoods, the judge sentenced Siarhei to 30 days of arrest.