Detentions of Members of the Unregistered ZUBR Movement
At night between 28 February and 1 March Brest police detained the activists of the unregistered youth movement ZUBR Palina Panasiuk and Pavel Khviruk with the poster “He Must Retire!”
The detainees were taken to Maskowski Borough Board of Internal Affairs of Brest. The policemen drew reports for violation of Article No. 167 of the Code of Administrative Violations (violation of the order for holding of mass actions). They released the detainees only on 2 a.m. on 1 March. At 10 a.m. the police came to Khviruk’s house and took him to the BBIA for the second time. There they drew one more report – for violation of Article No. 172 of the Code of Administrative Violations.
On 28 February in Minsk the police detained Siarhei Rykaw for distribution of the special edition of ZUBR newspaper near the Academy of Sciences and released him in 6 hours only.
According to information of www.zubr-belarus.com