The Polish government has refused to rule out the imposition of further sanctions on Belarus over an eight-year prison sentence slapped on a prominent Polish minority activist in Belarus, an interior minister has said.
Poland will close its border with Belarus to Belarusian and Russian freight vehicles from June 1 until further notice, owing to the Belarusian Supreme Court upholding an eight-year prison sentence handed down to a Belarusian-Polish activist.
Poland will put sanctions on hundreds of “representatives of the Belarusian regime” after the Belarusian Supreme Court upheld an eight-year prison sentence on Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and Polish minority leader, the Polish interior minister announced on Friday.
The Belarusian Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and Polish minority leader, against an eight-year prison sentence.
Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and activist of the Polish minority in Belarus, convicted in early February for 'inciting national hatred and rehabilitating Nazism' has appealed against his eight-year prison sentence.