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In Minsk the most active participants of the protest (around 40 people) were detained by the riot police

2005 2005-04-26T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The detained people include: the chair of the Minsk City Branch of the United Civil Party Maryna Bahdanovich, a Young Front leader Zmitsier Dashkievich, Siarzhuk Vysotski (the leader of the Belarusian Party of Freedom), the Young Front activist Paval Lisichonak, the former student of a military school Alies Smolski, Siarzhuk Murashka from Zhodzina (the list is being specified now). Around twenty people were taken to Lenin Board of Internal Affairs. Around ten people are now in Tsentralny Borough DIA.
In Lenin Street police resorted to brutal force while detaining Russia's national Vadim Rezvy (reported to the HRC Viasna by Kiryl Ihnatsik, the chair of the youth branch of the UCP Young Democrats). Apart from him, some other nationals of Russia (Union of Rights Forces members) were detained.
Also, some Ukrainian nationals were detained.