Detention of "European Belarus" activist

2012 2012-03-09T17:31:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Alena Lazarchuk, an activist of the civil movement "European Belarus", was detained at the metro station "Spartyunaya" in the morning of 8 March, while posting portraits of political prisoner Andrei Sannikau who celebrated his 58th birthday that day. She was guarded to the Frunzenski District Police Bureau and charged with violation of Article 21.14 of the Code of Administrative Offenses (violation of urban maintenance rules).

As far as Alena Lazarchuk is under age, the case will be considered by the Frunzenski Distrit Executive Committee's commission on affairs of under-aged persons.