Astravets: examination and videoing of apartments of ecological activists

2009 2009-03-11T18:18:35+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

At 8.30 a.m. police officers with witnesses came to the apartment of the leader of the civil initiative Astravets nuclear power station is a crime Mikalai Ulasevich.

The policemen explained that his apartment was not searched, but just examined. They made video and photo shots of the computer appliances and all rooms. Then they went away.

The apartment of the local activist Ivan Kruk was also to have been examined. However, it has not been done yet as nobody is at home. Mr. Kruk believes that in such a way the police are trying to hinder the issue of the independent bulletin Astravetski Vesnik and intimidate the activists of the campaign against construction of the nuclear power plant.