Hrodna journalist summoned to police

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The editor-in-chief of the non-governmental journal «Magazyn Polski na
uchodzstwie» Ihar Bantsar has been summoned to the Leninski police department of Hrodnaas a witness. The reason was not mentioned in the summons, but the journalist is convinced that it is connected with his professional activity. Mr. Bantsar informed BAJ Press Service that he is not going to go to the police.

The editor-in-chief of the journal of the Union of Poles in Belarus considers that the summons to the police is connected with his presence at the protest action of Hrodna entrepreneurs on January 21. According to Ihar Bantsar, policemen behaved themselves rude in relation to journalists, pushed them, not paying attention to press cards, attached to the clothes.