Detentions in Mahiliou

2005 2005-11-10T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the evening of 8 November the member of Zubr Uladzislau Barodka and the member of United Civil Party Dzianis Zalutski were detained by the police with Major Savitski Ruslan Uladzimiravich. The youngsters were distributing the newspaper “16” devoted to the action of solidarity with the missing politicians. At the police station the police confiscated from them 400 copies of the edition, stickers, devoted to the solidarity day and badges with the inscription “I Love Belarus”. Later the police also detained Iauhien Suvorau, who photographed through the window the events that took place at the police station.

Barys Bukhiel, lawyer of Mahiliou branch of HRC Viasna, represented the interests of the detainees, as a result of which the police returned to them the stickers and badges. After composition of the confiscation report the detainees were let go.