News on the topic: interrogation

Homel journalist Anatol Hatouchyts summoned to Prosecutor’s Office

24.05.2013 Homel journalist Anatol Hatouchyts summoned to Prosecutor’s Office

Anatol Hatouchyts, Homel leader of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, was summoned to the regional Prosecutor’s Office. Yesterday, he received a phone call from the senior assistant Prosecutor Dzmitry Deboi and invited to an interview. He explained that the Prosecutor’s Office possessed “evidence that on April 24 Hatouchyts prepared a video story for the satellite channel Belsat about the flood in Homel.”

Amnesty International releases Annual Report

23.05.2013 Amnesty International releases Annual Report

"Prisoners of conscience remained in detention; some were sentenced to increased prison terms for violating prison rules. Civil society activists, including human rights defenders and journalists, faced violations of their rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association. Three men were executed," says the Belarus country section of the Report.

Hrodna human rights defender summoned to KGB

26.04.2013 Hrodna human rights defender summoned to KGB

Hrodna human rights defender and journalist Uladzimir Khilmanovich has been summoned to the KGB’s regional department after he received a phone call from a KGB officer Dalhikh.

More interrogations of Freedom Day protesters in Slonim

22.04.2013 More interrogations of Freedom Day protesters in Slonim

Slonim district police department has summoned and questioned two more people for taking part in the Freedom Day celebrations on 25 March. Police Major Ihar Klybik questioned Viktar Marchyk and Albert Hlinnik, telling them “not to engage in this nonsense anymore.” The activists refused to provide any written explanations.

22.04.2013 BPF Vitsebsk leader summoned to police ahead of Chernobyl Way

Leanid Autukhou says preventive measures may be used against him ahead of the Chernobyl Way demonstration. The Chairman of the Vitsebsk Regional branch of Belarusian Popular Front does not exclude that such a step will be taken by law enforcement officials, Radio Racyja reports.

Slonim: Freedom Day participants questioned by police

18.04.2013 Slonim: Freedom Day participants questioned by police

Slonim police questioned today UCP activists, brothers Siarhei and Andrei Bialkos. They were summoned to the district police department over their involvement in the celebration of Freedom Day, 25 March.

Klimavichy activist escorted to another town to be questioned by KGB

28.03.2013 Klimavichy activist escorted to another town to be questioned by KGB

Aliaksandr Balobin, an activist of the “Tell the Truth” campaign from the town of Klimavichy, was detained yesterday morning outside the building of Klimavichy district military conscription commission by two unknown men who introduced themselves as KGB officers. Aliaksandr Balobin was pushed into a car and taken to another town, KGB’s Krychau interdistrict department, where he was interrogated for three hours.

Biarozauka activist called for “preventive conversation”

24.03.2013 Biarozauka activist called for “preventive conversation”

Siarhei Trafimchyk, regional coordinator of the “For Freedom” opposition movement from the town of Biarozauka, Hrodna region, is facing groundless harassment from local police. On March 22 he received a phone call from the head of Lida district police department who asked the activist to appear for an interview.

Police question activists of Tell the Truth campaign

19.03.2013 Police question activists of Tell the Truth campaign

Valiantsin Lazarenkau and Aliaksandr Kuzmin, activists of the Tell the Truth civil campaign, were questioned yesterday as witnesses by Biaroza district police deputy chief Senior Lieutenant Mikalai Prakurat.

28.02.2013 Haidukou's friend questioned in KGB

Activist Yauheny Kanstantinau has been questioned by KGB officers as a witness in Andrei Haidukou's case.

28.02.2013 Yauhen Kanstantsinau summoned for questioning by KGB

Civil society activist Yauhen Kanstantsinau has been summoned for questioning by the KGB in Minsk as a witness in the case of Andrei Haidukou, Radio Racyja reports.

Rahachou activist summoned to Prosecutor’s Office

28.12.2012 Rahachou activist summoned to Prosecutor’s Office

Dzianis Dashkevich, pro-democratic activist from the town of Rahachou, has been summoned to local Prosecutor’s Office over his critical statements at the www.vrogacheve.ru independent website.

Uladzimir Tryzunou's father and brother interrogated by unknown persons

06.09.2012 Uladzimir Tryzunou's father and brother interrogated by unknown persons

On 3 September two people in mufti came to the house of the Mahiliou activist Uladzimir Tryzunou who was absent at the time. They didn't introduce themselves, but started interrogating members of his family.

Human rights defender Tatsiana Reviaka questioned by KGB (updated)

17.08.2012 Human rights defender Tatsiana Reviaka questioned by KGB (updated)

Mrs. Tatsiana Reviaka, member of the Human Rights Center Viasna’s Council, has been summoned for “conversation” to the KGB central office, after she received an official writ, saying that she should be questioned “as a person being aware of circumstances that have significance for maintaining the national security of the Republic of Belarus.”

Salihorsk pro-dem activists summoned to police department ahead of Lukashenka’s visit

17.07.2012 Salihorsk pro-dem activists summoned to police department ahead of Lukashenka’s visit

A number of opposition activists of the town of Salihorsk (Minsk region) have been reportedly summoned to local police department for “conversations” ahead of President Lukashenka’s visit to town expected today.

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