Oppositionist detained for children's coloring books
Yanina Liasneuskaya, an activist of Our
Home civil campaign, was detained in Vitebsk as 11 a.m. on 13 July by Orsha
police, Our Home campaign website reports.
Law-enforcement agencies say Yanina is suspected of
handing out the materials promoting violence and cruelty. In this way policemen
described children's coloring books “My dad is a policeman. What does he do at
Yanina Lianeuskaya was allowed to leave the Kastrychnitski District Police Department at 3 pm. A police report under article 17.8 (spreading the materials promoting violence and cruelty) was drawn up against her. Policemen were not ashamed to use this absurd phrasing. They said the activist would be informed about a trial with a summons.