Unknowns threaten the family of a BPF Party activist in Homel

2005 2005-12-20T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On December 17 between 7 and 8 p.m. the BPF Party activist, a participant of the protest action by bus drivers, Andrei Baranau received a telephone call.
At this time only his wife and a little child were in. Andrei Baranau himself was out working.
The caller did not identified himself and proceeded to threats: “Your husband is a member of an opposition party that is against the current authorities, he has to abandon the party otherwise he may face bad consequences in the future". The woman did not keep up the conversation and hung up, after several minutes the same man called again and again started to threaten and intimidate. All in all, the apartment of the BPF Party Andrei Baranau received three telephone calls in the evening.