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Siarhei Androsenka: Me was not allowed into the club because I work in human rights

Siarhei Androsenka: Me was not allowed into the club because I work in human rights

At night, September 3 the head of a human rights project "GayBelarus" Siarhei Androsenka was taken to the central police station of Minsk from out club "Casta Diva." The reason for calling the police was the record in the book of complaints and suggestions made after the administration of institutions do not let Sergey enter in club.

According to rights activist, the cause of the incident lies in its civic position. Through the pages and information channels "GayBelarus" Siarhei and other activists have repeatedly drawn attention to homophobic incidents outside and near of this institution

History in general, in three acts.

Made record in a book of complaints and suggestions? - Welcome to the police!

According to Sergey, the police were called administration of institutions after Sergey made record in a book of complaints and suggestions. The reason for writing was the club's administration reluctance to explain the reason for the ban on enter to the club. At the police station Siarhei Androsenka not registered. In addition, he was subjected to homophobic abuse by employees, the arresting.

«Me absolutely sane they took in central police station out the club," Casta Diva" after a conflict with the administration of club, which could not really explain the reason why I can not go to the club. »

«At the police station me not registered, was felt that works "roof" of administration of club. Of course, all this was accompanied by homophobic insults on the part of employees, producing the detention in front of other detainees that night many of which were heavily drunk» - says Siarhei Androsenka

Recall that just in the Central district police department of Minsk earlier, on June 15, Siarhei Androsenka was beaten and humiliated. In particular, a police officer threatened to that if Sergei will write a complaint or again will be fall in their department, he will beat his, "until the shit out of your ass does not flow."

The cause of the incident: lies in civic position of Siarhei Androsenka

According to rights activist, the cause of the incident lies in its civic position. Through the pages and information channels "GayBelarus" Siarhei and other activists have repeatedly drawn attention to homophobic incidents outside of this institution

"Other reason simply no. I absolutely conflict-free client, had never been seen me in the club in behavior which can be interpreted as behavior that interferes with other visitors of the club, of theft and the like"- says rights activist.

In the department Siarhei spent about an hour and then was released without a report.

Business is also against gay activists?

According to Siarhei Androsenka, the situation in Belarus is that the gay activists is not only hostage to the repressive state apparatus, but also the victims of excesses, censor on the part of the business. Siarhei also said that "Casta Diva" gay club, though not positioning openly itself in this.

"I think is vicious and marginal practice, when on a civilian gay activists set a filter for visiting gay establishments. Absolutely in the wrong direction of the gay-business searches for and finds himself enemies"- says Siarhei Androsenka.

As it turned out to the club denied enter and representatives of other organizations. In particular, Alexander Poluyan from "Gay Alliance of Belarus." According to Siarhei, the same way over the civil position and lighting facts homophobic violence.

Author: GayBelarus

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