Dzmitry Drozd becomes a suspect in 'mass riot' case

2011 2011-02-02T17:39:32+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

At about 7 a.m. on 1 February law-enforcement officers entered the apartment of Dzmitry Drozd, a member of the electoral team of Andrei Sannikau, and took him for an interrogation at the Tsentralny District Police Department of Minsk.

Late in the evening human rights defenders learned that he was detained for three days and placed to the prison facility in Akrestsin Street as a suspect in the case under Article 293, part 2, (mass riot), instigated in connection with the events of 19 December 2010 in downtown Minsk.