Video of mass detentions in Minsk: People were forced into paddy wagons

Source : 112 Ukraine

Hundreds of citizens were detained
10:13, 26 March 2017

Video of mass detentions of rally participants by security forces in Belarus became public. Footage was uploaded on channel on Youtube.

Video shows how law enforces are literally picking people and pushing them in prison trucks.

"March 25 will be remembered for mass detentions in Minsk. People in groups were taken and tucked into paddy wagons," the description to the video says.

Earlier, bird's-eye view on protest action in Minsk was also uploaded on the internet by

The publication noted that another mass action for Freedom Day was celebrated with "unprecedented brutal detentions".

As it was reported earlier, hundreds of civilians and over 20 journalists were detained in Minsk, Belarus.

It is noteworthy that the action for the Freedom Day was to be held in Minsk center, police enhanced patrolling. Police cordons were placed in Minsk downtown due to the event.

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