Svetlahorsk police detain campaigners and journalists

2012 2012-05-31T17:54:58+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Svetlahorsk police have reportedly detained a number of activists of the Tell the Truth civil campaign and several local residents campaigning against the construction of a pulp mill.

The policemen also detained several journalists of the Belsat TV channel, including Alina Radachynskaya and Aliaksandr Barazenka.

The detention reportedly deals with traffic violations.