Milinkevich is prohibited to drink water near Orthodox chapel

2008 2008-05-15T17:19:51+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

14 May the leader of the For Freedom movement Alexander Milinkevich visited Smaliavichy and Lahoisk and met with the local citizens. During his visit to Lahoisk the politician got a notice for an attempt to drink water from a well near an orthodox chapel.

Militia warned Alexander Milinkevich his actions were unauthorized event.

Milinkevich’s driver was suspended his driving license for wrong parking, the press service of the politician informs. The leader of the movement had to get to the place of meeting with Lahoisk dwellers hitchhiking. ‘I think such actions of militia were connected with the fact that a large number of recreation center for high-ranked officials are situated here, so the police are afraid of such meetings,’ Aliaksei Kavalets, member of the For Freedom movement, explained the incidents in Lahoisk.

Alexander Milinkevich went to Smaliavichy the same day, where he visited a new policlinic and met with a couch of the local grass hockey club Victoria. In Smalyavichy the police didn’t hinder the oppositional politician to have meetings.