Leaflet Distributor Detained At Railway Station

2004 2004-08-10T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On August 9 police detained Valery Karalow, member of Miory UCP organization, at a railway station. Valery was spreading information materials of the People’s Coalition Five Plus and independent press. The police detained the guy, took him to a police station, and confiscated the materials. Besides that, the policeman on duty called to KGB. Two guys from the security services arrived without delay. They asked different questions. They were especially interested in Karalow’s circle of interests and acquaintance. They also asked what the goal of his recent trip to Poland was.