Mahiliou and Vitsebsk: Youth Hold Flash-mobs in Support of Nasha Niva Newspaper

2006 2006-05-15T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the evening of 12 May a flash-mob in support of Nasha Niva took place in Mahiliou. Its participants threw the state press into dustbins and read Nasha Niva.

At 5 p.m. on 13 May about 20 persons gathered at the stairs of Iakub Kolas Theater in the center of Vitsebsk to protest against the pressurization of the oldest Belarusian newspaper. They started reading Nasha Niva, sitting on copies of the state newspaper Sovetskaya Belorussiya. Passers-by paid interest to the action, but the police didn’t come. In ten minutes the youngsters rose, demonstratively tore Sovetskaya Belorussiya and threw the paper cuts into a dustbin. Then they dispersed.