24 February 2020, Monday, 23:18
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Mothers 328 Movement Activist Detained in Minsk

Mothers 328 Movement Activist Detained in Minsk

Maryna Matsulevich's equipment has been seized.

In the morning on May 23, activist of the Mothers 328 movement Maryna Matsulevich was detained in Minsk, the Viasna Human Rights Center reports.

According to preliminary information, the woman is suspected of committing a crime under Article 369 of the Criminal Code ("Insulting an official").

Matsulevich wrote about it on her Facebook page:

"The Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus, Article 369, insulting an official. They have ordered the people, who don't even know this article, to confiscate the equipment.

Later Maryna wrote that she was being taken to the Central Investigation Committee.

Activist Maryna Matsulevich is a participant of the Mothers 328 initiative. She is known for her struggle to review the case of her son, who is imprisoned under this article. Maryna reported about numerous violations in this case.