Minsk: detentions and beating at action dated to 20th anniversary of Sovereignty Declaration

2010 2010-07-27T18:56:47+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/zatrym.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The action was held in Yakub Kolas Square in central Minsk and was attended by about 20 activists.

According to the witnesses, it was quiet and peaceful. Despite this, the riot police came to the square and detained its participants with the use of physical violence. Deputy Chairperson of the Young Front Mikola Dzemidzenka, a member of the BPF Youth Kasia Davydzik, the civil activists Andrei Kim and Viachaslau Siwchyk, etc. were pulled into a police bus and guarded to the Savetski District Police Department.

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