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Former political prisoner Pavel Vinahradau detained

2012 2012-04-25T16:38:22+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

Pavel Vinahradau, activist of the Tell the Truth civil campaign and former political prisoner, has been detained during his visit to the Minsk Maskouski District Criminal Executive Inspection, the Nasha Niva independent weekly reports, quoting the activist’s wife Sviatlana.

According to Pavel Vinahradau’s wife, the activist’s detention is linked to his involvement in the recent protests against a number of Chinese construction projects in Minsk. Pavel Vinahradau has been reportedly taken to court and is expected to stand trial this afternoon.

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