In Svetlahorsk Police Detain Pensioner for Having Rehianalnyia Naviny Newspaper

2006 2006-01-12T10:00:00+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 city of Svetlahorsk(Homel region) the police detained the pensioner Fiodar Poliak. According to him, he happened to find a number of the newspaper and was very impressed by the information he read there. That’s why he decided to pass the newspaper to somebody else. However, when the police saw him standing in the street with the newspaper, they seized him and pulled to the borough police board. There they made him give explanations. During the interrogation the pensioner felt bad, but the police didn’t call the ambulance.

Rehianalnyia Naviny is an independent edition that is issued and distributed in Svetlahorsk by the local public activists.

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