Lukashenka dismisses notorious judge

According, her contract was not extended.

Working as a judge at Minsk's Frunzenski District Court, Komar became infamouse for "political" trials. In 2011, she presided the first trial of December 19, 2010 protesters case, sentening Vasil Parfyankou to 4 years in a high-security prison. Komar is also remembered for the trials of civil activist Pavel Staneuski and HR defender Pavel Levinau. They were sentenced to administrative arrests for allegedly swearing in public places.

Volha Komar is banned from entering the EU member states.

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