Klementyna Suchanow was released from detention in Mińsk Mazowiecki, the National Women’s Strike announced on Friday evening. This was also confirmed by the activist herself, who had been detained the day before during a demonstration before the Constitutional Tribunal. Among other things, he will be responsible for violating the bodily integrity of an officer.
A representative of the National Women’s Strike was detained during Thursday’s protest against the tightening of abortion law. “Klementyna Suchanow and other persons who entered the” TK “area, detained,” OSK wrote on Twitter. As representatives of the organization later reported, Suchanow was taken to the police station in Mińsk Mazowiecki, from where on Friday, along with two other detainees, she was taken to the seat of the Warsaw-Śródmieście District Prosecutor’s Office in Krucza. – Around 20/11 in social media, the National Women’s Strike announced that these people were released – TVN24 reporter Jan Piotrowski reported.
In total, Sukhanov spent a day in custody.
In the evening on Twitter, Sukhanov wrote: “free and ready”. She also attached photos with an excerpt from the prosecution’s letter regarding the charges against her. They show that she was accused of violating the bodily integrity of a policeman, breaching the premises of the Constitutional Tribunal and destroying the double-door entrance to its seat. The damage was estimated at two thousand zlotys.
The prosecutor’s office took the suspect under police supervision. She will have to report to the police station at Wilcza Street once a week. In addition, she was forbidden to stay in the building of the Constitutional Tribunal and in the area within 100 meters from the adjacent area.
“This is harassment”
The information about the release of Suchanow from detention was also confirmed in an interview with TVN24 reporter Marta Lempart. – She left ahead of time. But on the other hand, locking someone up for 48 hours for the so-called domestic violation, which is an offense, not a crime … She cannot delude, she is also a person who the police know perfectly well where she lives, where she is, is recognizable, easily find her. This is harassment, said Lempart.
As she added, “the police refused to give information about where she was for two hours.” – She could not contact a lawyer, she could not be contacted in any way by the deputy Ombudsman, who deals with the national preventive and torture mechanism and checks the conditions under which not only prisoners but also detainees are kept. It was a stressful situation for all of us and it was deliberate, ”Lempart pointed out.
When asked if Sukhanov joined the Friday demonstration, she replied, “I think she’s here somewhere.”
Main photo source: TVN24