In Navapolatsk deputy rectors detained two students for distributing the student newsletter, and handed them over to the police

2005 2005-04-21T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Volha Siemienchukova and Aleh Viazhevich, students of the Polatsk State University, were detained for distributing the student newsletter Moccasin among the university students. They were detained by the first deputy rector of the university Belarusava, and the deputy rector for ideology Tsyhankou. It was them who called the police that took the students to the police station, where they made reports registering their alleged administrative violation by terms of 172 of the Administrative Code of Belarus (distribution of printed materials without imprint, whose contents aim to damage the state and public order, the rights and the legal interests of citizens).
The students’ case will be considered by the administrative commission of Navapolatsk Town Executive Committee. The hearings will be held on 28 April in the case against Aleh Viazhevich, and on 12 May in the case of Volha Siemienchukova.