Police arrests youth activist Yulia Siutsova

2008 2008-01-16T13:14:54+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Today the police detained BPF Youth activist Yulia Siutsova. Police officers approached her on a street, accused her of participation in an unauthorized rally, and took her to Centralny district police department, BPF press service reports.


Yesterday police came to her home and spoke with her parents about her participation in the protest action on January 10th.  Knowing she could be detained the girl decided not to go home. The police put a post near the apartment of her friend, where Yulia spent the night.


Now the police are drawing up a report under Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code (participation in an unauthorized mass event).