Vitsebsk police detain Siarhei Kavalenka’s wife

2012 2012-01-26T16:15:54+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

At about 9 p.m. last evening, Vitsebsk police detained the wife and sister-in-law of local activist of the Conservative Christian Party “Belarusian Popular Front” Siarhei Kavalenka, as they were distributing leaflets in support of the hunger-striking prisoner, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, quoting Siarhei Kavalenka’s brother Vital.

According to Vital Kavalenka, the ladies were later released without charges.