Tikhanovskaya urges countries to follow Lithuania's suit, investigate torture in Belarus

  • 2020-12-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has on Wednesday welcomed the Lithuanian law enforcement's decision to launch a pre-trial investigation into torture in Belarus and called on other European countries to follow suit. Her comment given to BNS came in response to Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pasilis' decision earlier in the day to launch a pre-trial investigation into alleged crimes against humanity based on a complaint received from Belarusian citizen Maxim Khoroshin who claims to have been tortured by officers of force st...
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