Detentions ahead of Siarhei Kavalenka trial in Vitsebsk

2012 2012-02-21T11:14:31+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Vitsebsk road police have detained a number of cars heading for the trial of local pro-democratic activist Siarhei Kavalenka, who is currently standing trial on sentence evasion charges.

Vitsebsk police have reportedly stopped the car of local opposition leader Khrystafor Zhaliapau. Four Young Front activists – Uladzimir Yaromenak, Raman Vasilyeu, Mikhail Muski and Zmitser Krymianetski – were detained by riot police as they were driving to Vitsebsk. Thei current whereabouts are currently unknown.