Yahor Viniatski was invited to police station to be detained and taken to detention facility

2012 2012-07-02T16:58:03+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/kajdanki.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 30 June an activist of “Zmena” (the youth wing of the “Tell the Truth” civil initiative) Yahor Viniatski received a call from the Pershamaiski District Police Department. He was invited to come to the department at 5 p.m. in connection with his application concerning the theft of his laptop.

When Yahor came there, a report of administrative offence was drawn up against him, after which he was taken to the detention facility in Akrestsin Street in Minsk. The trial will take place only on 4 July, despite the fact that the legal term for his detention, 72 hours, expires in the evening of 3 July.

Bear in mind that at 7 a.m. on 30 June another “Zmena” activist, Vital Vasilkou, was taken away from his home and taken to the Frunzenski District Police Department. The police also haunted other civil activists, which is connected with the upcoming official Independence Day.