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“Zubr” Holds Action of Support to Political Prisoners

2004 2004-08-27T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 27 August members of the unregistered youth organization “Zubr” held an action in support of Mikhail Marynich and Valery Levanewski. Wearing T-shirts with the inscription “Freedom to Marynich!”, more 30 youngsters changed opposite the KGB office in Frantysk Skaryna Avenue in Minsk. Then they made a circle and walked in front of the building with their hands on the back of the heads, which reminded of prisoners. The action lasted for about 20 minutes. No one was detained during it.

On 27 August there turned four months since the former minister and Ambassador Mikhail Marynich was arrested and taken to KGB isolator. He is charged with illegal actions with arms. Recently there was brought another criminal case against him concerning theft of property (during the search in the garage of Mikhail Marynich’s son KGB found computers and other office equipment there).

Mikhail Marynich will be kept in the KGB isolator at least till 28 September.

According to RFE/RL

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