Suspects in assault on Russian Embassy are still in jail

2010 2010-09-15T18:18:06+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 14 September one of them, Tatsiana Semianishchava, was released from the Minsk pre-trial prison after spending six days there.

Mikalai Dziadok and Aliaksandr Frantskevich have been kept in jail since 3 September for different reasons. The former is suspected in robbery and the latter – in the assault on the police building in Salihorsk (he has been already transferred to the Salihorsk jail).

Four other persons have been kept in jail since 8 September:
Aliaksandr Buhayeu,
Ihar Chapiha (member of the Right Alliance),
Siarhei Papou (activist of the unregistered Belarusian Freedom Party),
Uladzimir Valodzin.

The term of detention has been extended to 17 September for  Buhayeu, Dziadok and Valodzin.