Orsha investigators keep harassing civil activist

2012 2012-10-16T20:32:47+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/pietrushenka.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
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Mikalai Petrushenka, activist of the Nash Dom campaign

Mikalai Petrushenka, activist of the Nash Dom campaign

Mikalai Petrushenka, activist of the Nash Dom civil campaign, is due to appear tomorrow for questioning at the Investigative Committee’s Orsha office.

The interrogation is expected to deal with the criminal charges Mr. Petrushenka is facing for an online publication which argued that deputy chairman of Orsha town executive committee backed a child molester. As a result, the civil activist was charged with libeling the official.

Mikalai Petrushenka says he may also be shown the results of a linguistic examination of the article.

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