06 Oct

Environmental activist arrested in Minsk

In Minsk today, the activist and director of the environmental organisation “EcoDom”, Marina Dubina, was arrested.

According to witnesses, she was assaulted by masked people in uniform without identification in the entrance area of the house where the organisation’s office is located.

People who rushed to her aid and asked for the papers of the masked men were sprayed with pepper spray several times. Then Marina was pulled into Volkswagen van and taken away.

Already at the beginning of September, masked policemen were waiting in front of Marina’s house, but could not find her there.

It is not known where she is now.

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