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Baranavičy human rights activist Aliaksandr Vaitseshyk punished with arrest

2023 2023-11-13T15:10:48+0300 2023-11-14T13:28:45+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

November 9, 2023, at least 10 people were detained in Baranavičy. Among them was Baranavičy human rights defender Aliaksandr Vaitseshyk.

Aliaksandr Vaitseshyk
Aliaksandr Vaitseshyk Photo:

The verdict of the human rights defender became known to Brest Viasna. For "spreading extremist materials" he was punished with arrest for 15 days. This decision was made by judge Iryna Paulouskaya on November 10, 2023.

It also became known that Vaitseshyk was detained by force at the entrance of his house. During the search, his laptop and his phone were taken away. According to the court's decision, these technical devices were confiscated.

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