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Youth Activists Detained in Baranavichy

2007 2007-04-12T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”


The youth activists Ivan Horan and Artur Sasim were detained yesterday in Baranavichy. They were detained by policemen who had noticed badges with national symbols of Belarus on their clothes. After the detention a personal; search was held. Stickers for the protest rally Chernobyl Way were found in their things.

Later the youth activists were taken to a police department to draw up a report against them. It should be added that the both detainees are underage. The printed materials, stickers, found in their things were dedicated to the mass opposition rally Chernobyl Way which is to take place on at 6 p.m. 26 April on Iakub Kolas Square in Minsk.

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