Hrodna journalist charged with arbitrariness
Hrodna independent journalist Ales Dzianisau was charged with arbitrariness by the local police department and may be fined under civil proceedings, Radio Racyja reports.
Ales Dzianisau was detained a month ago in a Hrodna public school while making a story on optional school courses, which was deemed as violation of his Constitutional rights.
‘Under the Constitution, I have a right to receive information, that does not undermine national security. As for the incident at school, I think the policemen abused their power, the charges looking absolutely unfounded,’ says the journalist.
Ales Dzianisau says he is going to appeal the arrest at the local prosecutor’s office.