Commenting on the sentence that was given on 15 June to the participant of the ‘process of 14’ Maxim Dashuk (15 months of personal restraint without direction to open prison facility) the head of the liquidated Human Rights Center Viasna Ales Bialiatski stated:
News for 15 Jun 2009
15.06.2009 Kletsk policemen who detained journalists are advised to improve knowledge of legislation
On 17 April Kletsk police detained the journalists Nastassia Krauchuk and Katsiaryna Tkachenka in the center of the town for videoing the local church for making a report about its repairs. They also detained another member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, the editor of the regional bulleting Boiki Kletsk Siarhei Panamarou, and his son Uladzimir.