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15 “Zubr” Members Detained in Baranavichy

2004 2004-03-09T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 5 and 6 March Baranavichy police detained 10 activists of the unregistered “Zubr” movement. They detained three more activists 7 March, took their finger prints and filmed them with a camera. A policeman threatened that if “Zubr” don’t calm down, the police would start inventing criminal cases against them. Then the police composed reports for violation of article 167.10 of the Code of Administrative Violations (activity on behalf of unregistered organization).

On 8 March the police detained another two including the head of the local organization of the official Belarusian Republican Youth Union Mikita Sasim.

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