Orsha: Detention of Youth Activists

2006 2006-10-02T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to RFE/RL

At 10 p.m. on 30 September in the central park of Orsha the police detained five activists of Young Front, including the leader of Svetlahorsk branch, for veering badges For Freedom and 16. The policemen explained that the guys ostensibly resembled some people who had beaten somebody. The detainees were taken to Orsha Main Department of Internal Affairs. The policemen threatened to compose on them reports under article 167 part 2, unauthorized picketing. At 2 a.m. on 31 September the guys were released without any reports drawn.