Brest Police Detains 13 people
In the evening of
The action draw the attention of not only passers-by but also of the local police. 13 action participants were detained and taken to a police station: Ihar Dzemidovich, Andrei Sharenda, Mikhas Ilyin, Dzianis Pradun, Katsiaryna Belskaya, Yulia Pashko, Ihar Baranouski, Viktar Klimus, Kanstantsin Turchaniak, Vital Koush, Yuras Boubats, Hanna, and Anatol.
Some of the detained wrote “explanation statements”. Investigator Tarasevich tried to persuade under-age Ilyin, Pradun, and some others to testify against Dzemidovich claiming that he was the organizer of the action. However, when the parents of minors unexpectedly arrived at the police station, investigators stopped their initiative right away.
All the detained were video-filmed. Vital Koush does not have a registration in Brest. The police officers commented: no registration, you will be treated as homeless. He was the last one to be released, already after Police officer Tarasevich seized Arche magazine from him, saying he wants “to read” it.