Detained UCP activists released without charges

2010 2010-08-30T12:36:50+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

Two activists of the United Civic Party Aliaksandr Stsepanenka and Pavel Jaravik, detained yesterday at Zhdanovichy market for dissemination of leaflets, have been released without charges.

According to the information provided to BelaPAN by the Chairman of the UCP Anatol Liabedzka, the activists were kept in the Central district department of internal affairs of the capital for three hours. The police made them give written explanations and confiscated the leaflets. Liabedzka underlined that this was the first detention in the framework of the UCP informational campaign, conducted in 23 cities of the country.

Let us remind you, that Stsiapanenka and Jaravik disseminated leaflets which contained appeal to entrepreneurs from Jaraslau Ramanchuk, the UCP candidate for President of Belarus and the Vice-Chairman of the party. This appeal was about the measures Ramanchuk would take in case he is elected as President.

According to Jaraslau Ramanchuk, all the printed matter disseminated by the UCP activists met the requirements of the Belarusian legislation.

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