Mahiliou: Police Detain Anatol Liabedzka

2006 2006-03-07T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 7 March the police detained the chair of the United Civil Party Anatol Liabedzka in the central square of Mahiliou. There he participated in a meeting with the electorate in the capacity of a proxy of the candidate to the presidential election Aliaksandr Milinkevich. Anatol Liabedzka is accused of violation of two articles of the Code of Administrative Violations - article 166 (disobedience to legal demands of the police) and article 167.1 (holding of unauthorized mass action). Both articles provide up to 15 days of jail or fines as a punishment.