Bialynichy Police Detains Mahilow Members of People’s Coalition “Five Plus”

2004 2004-06-10T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the evening of June 9 (about 9.20 p.m.) police of Bialynichy town (Mahilow region) detained heads of regional Five Plus coalition: Ryhor Kastusiow (BPF), Uladzimir Shantsaw (UCP), Halina Lisitsyna (Labor Party), and Anatol Zawyalaw (Communist Party).
According to Ryhor Kastusiow, they were detained in the yard of the apartment building where they talked to Bialynichy residents. They just arrived there and only managed to hand out several Chas newspaper issues and Five Plus leaflets when the police detained them. The police officers detained Mahilow activists and took them to a police station “to identify their personalities”.