‘I saw similar scenes everywhere’ The photographer tells the story behind a remarkable snapshot from yesterday’s women’s march in Minsk — Meduza

They began to arrest women in the last couple days. Previously, they took almost only men, women had to really pick a fight [to get arrested]: as far as I know, there was an order not to touch them. But for a week and a half there has been an increase in the use of force. Yesterday they took everybody, because it was a women’s march and there were few men.

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