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Mikalai Charnavus questioned about protest actions of entrepreneurs

2013 2013-07-15T16:02:24+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”


On 12 July Baranavichy entrepreneur and civic activist Mikalai Charnavus was summoned to the Baranavichy City Police Department, where Deputy Chief Pavel Kulhavik questioned him for about 30 minutes about the unauthorized rallies of entrepreneurs on 27 June and 1-2 July.

Mr. Charnavus stated he hadn't organized the rallies, ernous pleaded not organized unsanctioned events, noting that the strikes of the entrepreneurs were spontaneous and were caused by unacceptable conditions of certification and standardization of goods.

According to Mr. Charnavus, the day before his questioning at the police, the head of the cooperative market Vital Rakhmezhanau was also summonsed there and asked whether it was possible to expel Charnavus from the market?

The police officer drew up no report of questioning of Mikalai Charnavus and stated that he would be summonsed to the police again.

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