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Protesters at Pervomaisky District Court ask to acquit Mavlyan Askarbekov

A rally in support of an activist Mavlyan Askarbekov is held in Bishkek near Pervomaisky District Court. The protesters demand to acquit him and stop political persecution.

They state that Mavlyan Askarbekov is not guilty.

The court is to deliver verdict in the case of Mavlyan Askarbekov today.

Mavlyan Askarbekov is accused of public calls for seizure of power. The activist called the charges contrived.