Human Rights Activists Are Detained by Special Police Forces near Republican Prosecutor’s Office

2004 2004-09-16T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 16 September, the fifth anniversary of the forced disappearance of the vice-speaker of the Supreme Soviet of the 13th Convocation Viktar Hanchar and the head of the “KrasiCo” firm Anatol Krasowski the police detained the human rights activists Tatsiana Reviaka (Human Rights Center “Viasna”) and Hary Pahaniayla (Belarusian Helsinki Committee).

The human rights activists were detained during the action, the aim of which was to demand objective investigation of the circumstances of forced kidnaps.

Viktar Hanchar’s wife Zinaida Hanchar and the human rights activists came to the prosecutor’s office at 8.30 p.m. (workers of the office usually come there at that time). Tatsiana Reviaka handed out to the workers of the prosecutor’s office the book “Belarus. Undisclosed Crimes of Newest History” which contains the report of the special reported of PACE political committee Christos Pourgourides “About the missing persons in Belarus” with evidence of relation of the highest-level officials, including the prosecutor general Viktar Sheyman to the crimes.

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