Another act of vandalism in Kurapaty

2010 2010-11-08T18:56:58+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

38 crosses were broken in the memorial complex Kurapaty, the place of mass political executions near Minsk on the eve of 7 November.

RFE/RL learned about it from the member of Christian Conservative Party BPF Aliaksandr Makau. According to him, the traces of vandalism, the broken crosses, were found by party activists on 6 November, during the traditional cleaning in Kurapaty.

Vandals broke crosses in the alley along the south-eastern border of the memorial complex from the side of Expabel shopping center. The police are working on the scene.

The executive secretary of CCP BPF Ales Chakholski thinks the act of vandalism is connected with 7 November, an anniversary of the October revolution.