Opposition activist detained on border

2013 2013-07-16T13:47:37+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/kasperovich.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
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Zmitser Kaspiarovich

Zmitser Kaspiarovich

Pro-democratic Zmitser Kaspiarovich was detained by the Belarusian border troops, Aksana Samuilava, activist of the Tell the Truth campaign told Viasna. Zmitser Kaspiarovich phoned her and asked her to tell about his detention to journalists and human rights defenders.

The activist was detained at the border on his way to Vilnius and later taken to the police department of Savetski district of Minsk. According to Aksana Samuilava, Zmitser Kaspiarovich said that he was going to be sent to the detention center in Akrestsin Street. The police officers reportedly told him that he had to serve an administrative penalty imposed on him a few years ago.