Several journalists were temporarily detained in separate incidents today, including correspondents from the Mourning Marathon, commemoration of people who died from Stalin repressions.
The Mourning Marathon started from Kalvaryjski Cemetary: people lay flowers and lit candles, after which policemen arrived and asked the people to proceed to the police department. Journalists were detained together with participants of the action, in all more than 20 people, reported Belarusian association of journalists.
Among the detainees there were journalists Natallia Valakida, Siarhei Krauchuk, Natallia Benitsevich, Dzianis Nosau and Aliaksandr Korsakau. They were taken to the Frunzenski district police department, where they were searched, questioned and set free in an hour and a half.
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