Neonazi attack activists of ‘BNF Youth’

2009 2009-05-11T17:47:48+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 9 May in Navapolatsk several skinheads attacked girls, activists of the local branch of the BNF Youth (youth organization of the Belarusian Popular Front party).

In the evening two students were on their way home from the university though a forest-park. The unknown stopped them at a far corner, took away their badges with national symbols, threatening with bodily harm. The girls immediately called up police, but they didn’t arrive.