Poster “Communism=Fascism” considered insanitariness

2009 2009-08-24T19:35:59+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Administrative reports were drawn up against “Young Front” activists Mikalai Dzyamidzenka and Hanna Bunko.

The youth activists held an action on Independence Square in Minsk on August 23 – they fixed a poster “Communism=Fascism” to the monument to Lenin. The young people were detained by militia and guards of the House of Government.

Dzyamidzenka and Bunko were guarded to the Maskouski district militia department of Minsk, where administrative reports on the article “insanitariness” were drawn up against them, Radio Svaboda reports.

The “Young Front” activists will be tried by administrative commissions of the district executive commissions according to the place of residence.

It hasn’t been the first action against crimes of the communism organized by “Young Front”. On November 7 last year, young oppositionists came to Independence Avenue in Minsk with a banner “Trial for Communism”. Four people were punished with three days of arrest.

70 years ago, the Soviet-German non-aggression pact was signed by foreign ministers of the Soviet Union and Germany, Vyacheslav Molotov and Joachim von Ribbentrop, on August 22, 1939.

An additional secret protocol on dividing Eastern and Central Europe into spheres of influence in case of “territorial and political rearrangements” was attached to the pact.

On September 1, 1939, Germany attacked Poland, and on September 17, the Soviet Union integrated the western territories of Ukraine and Belarus, controlled by Poland earlier. The countries of the eastern Baltic region were also given to the USSR later.