Detentions For Jeans Started In Belarus 11:15, 09/02/2006
Yesterday late in the evening policemen detained five young people in Salihorsk. Ivan Shyla, Uladzimir Lepesh, Krystsina Samojlava and Hleb Sanders were detained on February 8 in the evening. Young people were charged with “attaching jeans ribbons”.
Parents of one of the detained, Uladzimer Shyla, and Hleb Sanders testify that the main reason for detention, as policemen explained that, was their “walking down the street suspiciously”.
It is the fourth time when underage Ivan Shyla is detained by policemen, but he is not presented charges. Later all the detainees were released, the Radio Svaboda informs.