Sviatlana, Dzmitry Zavadski's wife, filed a complaint about her beating with the procurator's office

2005 2005-07-08T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The wife of the disappeared cameraman of the Russian TV Channel ORT Dzmitry Zavadzki Sviatlana plans today to file a complaint about a trauma sustained to her with the procurator's office. Yesterday during the breakup of the Chain of Concerned People in Kastrychnitskaya Square in Minsk one of the riot police officers (master sergeant) gave the woman a powerful punch in the face. In the evening Sviatlana Zavadzkaya felt bad and decide to go to the hospital so that her injuries could be registered. According to the doctors, the wife of the disappeared journalist sustained a cerebral cranial trauma. Sviatlana Zavadzkaia is not going to let the police office get away with the beating, all the more so that the fact of the beating was recorded by a cameraman of the First Russian TV Channel and broadcast on television later on.
The Press Service of Belarusian Association of Journalists.