Belarus opens trial of journalist for prominent Polish paper


              Journalist Andrzej Poczobut stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in Grodno, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Belarus on Monday opened the trial of a journalist and prominent member of the country's sizable Polish minority, the latest in a series of court cases against critics of the authoritarian regime of President Alexander Lukashenko. (Leonid Shcheglov/Pool via AP)
            
              Journalist Andrzej Poczobut stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in Grodno, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Belarus on Monday opened the trial of a journalist and prominent member of the country's sizable Polish minority, the latest in a series of court cases against critics of the authoritarian regime of President Alexander Lukashenko. (Leonid Shcheglov/Pool via AP)
            
              Journalist Andrzej Poczobut stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in Grodno, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Belarus on Monday opened the trial of a journalist and prominent member of the country's sizable Polish minority, the latest in a series of court cases against critics of the authoritarian regime of President Alexander Lukashenko. (Leonid Shcheglov/Pool via AP)
            
              Journalist Andrzej Poczobut, center, stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in Grodno, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Belarus on Monday opened the trial of a journalist and prominent member of the country's sizable Polish minority, the latest in a series of court cases against critics of the authoritarian regime of President Alexander Lukashenko. (Leonid Shcheglov/Pool via AP)
            
              Journalist Andrzej Poczobut stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in Grodno, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Belarus on Monday opened the trial of a journalist and prominent member of the country's sizable Polish minority, the latest in a series of court cases against critics of the authoritarian regime of President Alexander Lukashenko. (Leonid Shcheglov/Pool via AP)
Belarus opens trial of journalist for prominent Polish paper