Police want to question Vitsebsk activist concerning the disappearance of Yury Zakharanka

2012 2012-05-08T17:33:06+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/semenchukova.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Alena Semenchokova. Photo: svaboda.org

Alena Semenchokova. Photo: svaboda.org

On 8 May the mother of civil activist Alena Semenchukova received a call from a man who introduced himself as a police officer. The man stated he wanted to take explanations from Alena and her younger brother concerning the forced disappearance of the former minister of internal affairs Yury Zakharanka.

On 7 May Alena photograph of a military parade in Vitsebsk. Police officer Ivanou came up to her and asked where she lived.

On 20 March Alena Semenchukova went to the center of Vitsebsk with a poster “Freedom to Siarhei Kavalenka!”. Alena Tsyhankova, Judge of the Chyhunachny District Police Department of Vitsebsk, fined her 175,000 rubles (about $20).

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