Belarus Supreme Court considers Lapshin’s appeal, ruling due later today

The Supreme Court of Belarus considered today Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin’s appeal against the decision on his extradition to Azerbaijan, Lapshin’s lawyer Natalya Shekina told reporters, Sputnik reports.

According to her, the ruling will be publicized at 12:50 (Minsk time) today.

Lapshin was not present at the court hearing today, the lawyer said. She informed that the bloggers life has applied to the General Department of Interior Affairs of Belarus for additional protection. Besides, she filed a complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee.

Lapshin, who was arrested for his trips to Nagorno Karabagh (NKR/Artsakh) in the past and his criticism of Azerbaijan, has been detained since mid-December.

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