Confiscated computers are returned to Viasna
D.Dyshchanka, investigator of the Main Police Bureau
of the Minsk City Executive Committee, passed to human rights defenders the
computers and other items that had been confiscated during the search held at
the office on 20 December 2010. However, several laptops that were confiscated
during the second search, held on 17 January 2011, are still at the disposal of
The return of the computers is not a very joyful event for human rights defenders, as it can be dangerous to use them for human rights work. Most probably, the computers will be passed to an orphanage.