Police raid apartment of blogger Lipkovich

2011 2011-07-28T19:14:15+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

The private apartment of famous blogger Yauhen Lipkovich has been searched by Minsk police this evening, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, quoting Mr. Lipkovich’s wife Volha.

According to Mrs. Lipkovich, the search was carried out as part of a criminal case for alleged disrespect for the state symbols initiated by Deputy Prosecutor General of Belarus. Lipkovich’s blog features “images of the state flag of abusive and blasphemous character”, says the search warrant.