Foreigners detained in Mahiliou, await deportation

2012 2012-09-19T11:13:43+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

A number of foreign nationals, representatives of youth political organizations from Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA, were detained yesterday at a meeting with NGO activists in Mahiliou.

It was reported later that local police department initiated administrative proceedings against six foreign citizens, who came to Belarus at the invitation of Yury Stukalau, activist of the Civil Forum NGO. According to the activist, the visitors are facing a fine or deportation.