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Homel activist beaten by masked unknowns

2011 2011-10-19T12:41:47+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Vital Pratasevich, Homel activist involved in so called “silent protests”, was beaten by a group of unknown persons wearing masks outside his house in the evening of 18 October.

According to, the activist received numerous blows and had to seek medical aid.

In his interview with Radio Racyja, Vital Pratasevich said he had been repeatedly threatened by unknown persons before the incident.


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