Vitsebsk: Barys Khamaida detained to be warned

2011 2011-11-11T16:48:48+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/hamajda-1.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Barys Khamaida, a well-known distributor of independent press in Vitsebsk, was detained in his usual place, near house #28 in Lenin Street. Policemen stated the administration of the Chyhunachny District Police Department wanted to talk to him.

However, at the police station he had a talk with representatives of the public security department, who proposed him to sign a warning that he wouldn't hold any rallies and wouldn't come out with a white-red-white flag. Though Barys Khamaida is neither an organizer, nor an adherent of the People's Assembly, he refused to sign any papers.

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