Young Front Deputy Chair Detained on Belarus-Lithuania Border

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Customs officers confiscated from Yawhen Skochka 14 copies of the program of Young Belarus bloc and the same number of the bloc’s political reform project, reports RFE/RL.
According to Yawhen Skochka, the officers did not like the point about the change of the authorities in Belarus contained in the program. The Young Front member was on a bus to Vilnius together with his friends. They were going to Lithuania to participate in a seminar. While the customs officers examined Mr. Skochka’s belongings, the bus rode off. Skochka had to get to Vilnius on his own.