Today in the office of the Belarusian Popular Front, which hosted an international round table discussion on the reform of the Ministry of the Interior, were detained by police citizens of Ukraine, Russia and Belarus.
Just two hours from the start of the event in the room broke into people in civilian clothes and one in shape, a local policeman. They banned all present to leave the room, blocked the exit and began to check the passports of those present.
They arrested three citizens of Ukraine: Oleg Martynenko and Alla bad, Assistant to the President of the Human Rights Vadim Pivovarova, former police officers, a citizen of Russia Olga Salamatavu, providing Polish Helsinki Foundation, a journalist of the newspaper "Solidarity" Lyudmila Isakov, former Secretary of Labor Alexander Sosnová and chairman of the BHC Oleg Gulak. They are now in the Soviet police department.
Yuri Chausov commented on the actions of the authorities:
"This is such a demonstrative dispersal events on the reform of the MVD. This demonstrates that there is no reform in Belarus, other than scrapping the system, can not be. On the other hand, it is a demonstration that the BPF in the current situation is no longer a safe place for all kinds of seminars and events. "
15:00 The detainees were warned about the inadmissibility of violating the law on mass events, and all were released from the police.