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 Activists Chained Themselves to Yanukovych’s Fence Protesting Harassment of Tymoshenko. Fights Erupted. PHOTOS

During a rally near the Presidential Administration three people - Ivan Krulko, Oleh Kuiavskyy, Serhii Mitrofanskyy - handcuffed themselves to the fence in protest against harassment of Yulia Tymoshenko.

Censor.NET correspondent reports from thescene.

According to theprotesters who chained themselves to the fence outside theBankivska they will not remove the handcuffs and will not leaveuntil their demands on ending torture and the release of YuliaTymoshenko are met. One of the protesters took off his coatremaining in an embroidery shirt. They also holding a portrait ofTymoshenko.

According to thereporter, people who can be seen in Party of Regions meetingsstarted gathering at the place where the opposition rally ishappening. They stated that they have come to demand announcingtoday the Day of Embracing and declaring it a day off. After that,a fight erupted between them and Tymoshenko supporters. Berkut puta cordon between the two groups of protesters and blocked thedriveway

Participants ofthe rally chanted "Freedom to political prisoners!" and holdingposters with the slogans: "No to Torture", "Cannibals". Also,protesters unfurled a large banner "Freedom to Yulia and Ukraine."In addition, the protesters are collecting signatures for an openletter to the President of the Ukrainian from Ukrainianyouth.

On Monday youthorganizations are holding a rally "Stop political perversion" nearthe Presidential Administration. The youth who are not willing totolerate immorality and outrage of the authoritarian regime set outtheir demands on the fulfillment of the conditions declared byformer Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, civil disobedience, theimmediate cessation of political repression, torture, falsificationof absurd new criminal charges, as well as the unconditionalrelease of Yulia Tymoshenko , Yurii Lutsenko and other politicalprisoners.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p230504
Source: Photo Natalia Sharomova