MIA finds nothing wrong with refusal of Orsha police to conclude service agreement
The Orsha human
rights defenders Vasil Berasneu and Vasil Leuchankau received an answer from
the Ministry of Internal Affairs to their complaint concerning the refusal of
the Orsha City Police Department to conclude an agreement for serving their
The answer signed by the first deputy head of the main bureau of public order and prophylaxis, D. Kubrakou, is a usual bureaucratic come-off: “the arguments of the Orsha CPD… concerning the impossibility to conclude the agreement for securing the public order during the picket on 16 September 2011 are well-grounded and there are no objective reasons for the reversal of this decision”.
What are these arguments? Why are they well-grounded? Who and how determines it? All these questions remain unanswered.