Ales Abramovich Faces Trial for Picketing

2006 2006-10-26T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Ales Abramovich, member of the Social Democratic Party “Hramada”, will be tried for organizing an unauthorized picketing, reports RFE/RL.

Today Ales Abramovich came to the building of the President’s Office and unfolded a poster: “Freedom to Kazulin and other political prisoners”.

In several minutes Abramovich was detained by officers of the President’s security service. They also detained journalists -- Halina Abakunchyk, reporter of RFE/RL, and Ksenia Alimava, reporter of Belarusy i Rynok weekly.

Later the journalists were released.