Human rights defender Tankachova may be stripped of her residence permit in Belarus
Against the human rights activist, head of educational organization "Center of Legal Transformation (Lawtrend)» Alena Tankachova started the procedure of deprivation of her residence permit in Belarus.
Alena Tankachova - a citizen of the Russian Federation, but about 30 years is living in Belarus.
"I received notice about the start of the procedure of deprivation of a residence permit on 23 September. Being a lawyer by education and not having a strong desire to leave, I’m going to take all necessary legal actions that may possibly change the situation ", - said the human rights activist to BelaPAN.
In the interview to Svaboda, Tankachova explained that she hopes to solve the arisen problems positively, and hopes to stay in Belarus. The procedure has to take a month or month and a half, said Tankachova.