Activist and journalists detained near Russian embassy in Minsk

2015 2015-04-29T16:33:12+0300 2015-04-29T16:33:12+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to information received by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, reporters of the Belsat TV channel and civil society activists Volha Mikalaichyk and Katsiaryna Sadouskaya have been detained today outside the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Minsk.

The journalists were soon released without charges. The activists were taken away in an unknown destination. Currently, their phones are not available. The reasons for the detention and the whereabouts of the activists are being investigated.