YCD leader Maryna Khomich summoned by police
of the organising committee to create the Young Christian Democrats association
(YCD), Maryna Khomich, is summoned to the police station.
received a phone call saying she, along with other 1,500 mobile phone owners,
had been in the area where an ITM was robbed, BelaPAN reports.
says this ground looks formal. “Police officers came to my relatives, where I
live. It’s unclear why they came to them, because my mobile phone number is
registered in another name. So, it would be logical to meet with that person
first,” she said.
says Zmitser Kavalhin, an activist of the United Civil Party, is also summoned
to the police. “I’ll go to a police station next week. I have nothing to hide. But
I’d like to turn attention to the atmosphere, in which preparations for the ice
hockey championship in Belarus take place. The authorities are clearing the
territory of democratic activists,” the YCD leader underscored.
activists were preventively arrested in Belarus ahead of the Ice Hockey World
Championship that opens in Minsk on May 9. At least 20 activists, including
Young Front leader Zmitser Dashkevich, are being held in custody.