Vitebsk: Candidate Andrei Levinau attacked

2008 2008-09-23T15:07:38+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On September 22nd , 7.30 p.m. Andrei Levinau, candidate in Vitebsk-Chyhunachnaya district # 19, was attacked in the entrance hall of his own apartment building.


Andrei went out of his doors and went to the refuse chute. A stranger who stood near the elevator hit him from the back and pressed Andrei with his face to the wall, using a body-check. Having said a couple of "nice" words, the stranger ran down the stairs.


As a result of the attack Levinau has an injury in the right temporal area of the head.


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