Homel police detain distributor of independent press

2012 2012-08-20T11:18:18+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/novy_chas1.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Aliaksandr Protska, distributor of the Novy Chas independent newspaper, has been detained by Homel police outside the city’s central railway station at about 9 a.m.

Mr. Protska was reportedly taken to the nearest police station. He was then charged with illegal trade, says local human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka.