Activists detained ahead of protest in Babrujsk
Four opposition activists were detained last night in Babrujsk.
Maksim Buinitski and Aliaksei Ramanau were detained by riot policemen and brought to the Pieršamajski district police department.
Two more activists, Maksim Lubinski and Volha Audzeichyk, were detained while pasting up announcements advertising a protest against Decree No. 3, which is scheduled for Sunday, March 12.
The activists were sent to the detention center until Monday. According to Radio Free Europe’s Belarus service, Maksim Buinitski will be tried for violation of Article 17.1 of the Administrative Code (disorderly conduct).
On March 9, the Babrujsk office of the United Civil Party was raided by the police. As a result, leaflets, newspapers and other documents were taken.