Riot Squad Disperses Anti-fascist Picket on Lukashenka’s Birthday

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

On 30 August, the birthday of Aliaksandr Lukashenka, riot squad police detained 7 participants of the anti-fascist picket. The under-aged persons came to Victory Square with the official green-red flags and Down with Fascism! transparency. They stood there for several minutes and then were taken to a police station. There policemen composed on them reports for alleged violation of article 162, part 1, according to which their parents would bear the responsibility. On 16-year-old Ruslan Matsveieu the police composed a report for unauthorized picketing (article 167 part 1).