More searches and interrogations across Belarus

2011 2011-01-21T15:14:13+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Belarusian KGB officers keep searching the private apartments of civil and political activists, referring to investigative activities in the so called 19 December mass riot criminal case.

Today, Minsk KGB searched the residence of Yauhen Ivaniuk, election agent of former presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich, Nasha Niva newspaper reports.

Earlier this day, Ms. Ziaida Mikhniuk, deputy chair of the Radio Electronic Industry Trade Union, was summoned for interrogation to KGB Brest department. The trade union activist was previously questioned by the KGB on 13 January. A day before the first interrogation, her flat was searched by the secret service officials.

Another trade union leader Henadz Fiadynich was detained and interrogated by the KGB this morning. After that he was released.

Baranavichy KGB searched the residence of Vital Rymasheuski’s regional coordinator Ms. Tatsiana Malashchanka. Later the local law-enforcement officials raided the private apartment of Viachaslau Bolbat, local campaign chief of former candidate Uladzimir Niakliayeu.

Yesterday, on 20 January, Minsk KGB searched the residence of European Belarus activist Ms. Palina Dziakava.


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