Eight detained in picket against death penalty in Minsk

2012 2012-03-19T10:54:38+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en https://spring96.org/files/images/sources/metro-akcia.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 16 March, Minsk police reportedly detained eight persons as they were laying flowers under the memorial tablet to the victims of the 11 April 2011 terrorist act.

According to www.charter97.org, there were four girls among the arrested, including one minor. All of them were taken to Minsk TSentralny District Police Department, fingerprinted and released without charges at about 9 p.m.

As of 19 March, only three detainees have been identified: Aliaksei Reneu, Alena Pashchenia and Hanna Karetskaya.