Salihorsk: Youngsters Detained for Tying Jeans Stripes

2006 2006-02-09T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to RFE/RL

In the evening of 9 February the police detained Uladzimir Lepesh, Krystsina Samoilava, Hleb Sanders and Ivan Shyla. The detainees were accused in “tying jeans stripes”. Ivan Shyla’s father and Hleb Sanders witnessed that the policemen called the main reason for the detention that the youngsters “walked in the street suspiciously”.

It is the fourth time when Ivan Shyla (under age) is detained by the police without any charges. Later all the detainees were let go.