News on the topic: search
09.04.2019 Belsat TV office raided by police
Police officers have searched the Minsk-based office of the TV channel Belsat, Belarusian Association of Journalists said.
20.08.2015 Apartment of Biarozauka activist searched
Two police officers in plain-clothes seized a computer and a printer from Yury Dziashuk, resident of Biarozauka, Lida district.
25.05.2015 Border guards seize laptop from human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka
Belarusian border guards searched human rights activist Leanid Sudalenka as he was returning from Lithuania last evening. As a result, they took several data storage devices and a laptop.
29.04.2015 Police search apartment of former political prisoner Aliaksandr Malchanau after return from Ukraine
Former political prisoner Aliaksandr Malchanau, who returned from Ukraine two weeks ago, wrote today on his Facebook account: “They came to seek drugs, all approved by the prosecutor. They did not find anything. They took a hard disk (now I’m without an Internet connection) and two Ukrainian SIM cards. In general, a trifle, but unpleasant, now I am without money, the Internet, and waiting for the return of the HDD, which has been confiscated dozens of times.”
06.04.2015 Kastus Zhukouski's car twice examined on the border
The customs officers detained the car of the civil society activist Kanstantsin Zhukouski for several hours.
16.03.2015 Ales Bialiatski: Authorities are trying to beat journalists and human rights activists out of the electoral process
The head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" commented on the recent facts of the persecution of journalists and human rights defenders in Mahiliou at his public Facebook page.
16.02.2015 Court in Minsk rejects suit against illegal border searches
Judge Irena Brolishs of the Leninski District Court of Minsk has dismissed a lawsuit by deputy chairman of the United Civil Party (UCP) Vasil Paliakou, who asked to open a criminal case against the State Border Committee, whose employees several times detained and searched the politician at the. The United Civil Party deputy chairman has appealed the denial to the Civil Division of the Minsk City Court.
23.01.2015 Customs and border officials evade responsibility for search
Andrei Dumski, head of the border control department of the State Border Committee, refused to disclose the reasons for an incident that happened back in December, when Vasil Paliakou, deputy chairman of the United Civil Party, who was ordered to undress and take off his shoes during a search at the border crossing. In response to a similar letter, Deputy Chairman of the Customs Committee Siarhei Barysiuk advised the politician to seek answers to his questions in court.
21.01.2015 Prosecutor General’s Office replies to journalist’s complaint
Mahiliou freelance journalist Ales Burakou has received an answer to his complaint, which he sent to the Prosecutor General’s Office. The reply is signed by First Deputy Prosecutor of the Mahiliou region Aleh Pimashkou.
21.01.2015 Activist in Salihorsk appeals runaround in police raid abuse
Uladzimir Lemesh, activist of the European Belarus opposition movement in the town of Salihorsk, has filed an appeal in the Minsk Regional Prosecutor’s Office to challenge an earlier decision of the District Prosecutor’s Office on a search carried out in his apartment back in September 2014.
16.01.2015 Border guards search car of human rights defender in Hrodna
On January 16, human rights activist Viktar Sazonau was stopped by border guards as he was crossing the Bruzgi border crossing in Hrodna region. Viktar Sazonau was returning from Poland, when his car carrying two more with civil society activists was stopped and sent for an examination.
03.01.2015 Vasil Paliakou: Thorough searches on the border are politically motivated discrimination
January 2, deputy chairman of the United Civil Party Vasil Paliakoufiled an appeal to the Chairman of the State Customs Committee, asking to hold an inspection, give a legal assessment of the actions of officers of the Ashmiany customs and report about the reasons why he had been subjected to personal inspection by them.
30.12.2014 UCP Deputy Chairman searched at border
On December 28, Vasil Paliakou, deputy chairman of the United Civil Party of Belarus, was taken off the train going to Minsk as he was crossing the Lithuanian-Belarusian border. During a thorough examination, he was forced to take off his clothes and even shoes.
13.10.2014 Hrodna: administrative case suspended, laptop not returned though
Hrodna resident Volha Krapotsina has received a response from the police bureau of the Hrodna Regional Executive Committee. There it is stated that the printed production, seized from the activist on September 19, was sent for examination, and the administrative case against her was suspended.
01.10.2014 Anzhalika Borys: this was political order
The leadership of the oppositional Union of Poles in Belarus states about politically motivated harassment.