Rahachou activist questioned by police over publication on independent website
Dzianis Dashkevich, pro-democratic activist from the town of Rahachou, had to provide explanations to local policemen over a publication on the independent website vrogacheve.ru.
“Last Saturday, I got a call on my mobile phone from the local police station. They asked me if I could come to the police to give explanations about one of the publications on the independent website vrogacheve.ru. But I was fishing then, and I said I could not come to the police department. Then a few minutes later there appeared a police department employee Siarhei Kucharau wearing civilian clothes, who right on the banks of the Dnieper forced me to explain where I got documents for the publication, who gave them to me, and so on,” says Dzianis Dashkevich.
The policeman inquired about the details pertaining to the publication of the independent site about the persecution of a Rahachou poet named Yury Arestau.
“I think that it was not the last call to the police, because our publications about the persecution of Yury Arestau, who passed away earlier this year, received much public attention,” says the activist.