Two anti-fascists detained in Estonia

  • 2009-07-30
  • TBT Staff

TALLINN- Two men detained at an anti-fascistdemonstration were ousted from Estonia.Says the Estonian Border Guard, the two men were forbidden to enter Estonia andwere there illegally.  

Both men were returned to Latvia via the Valga/Valka border crossing. '

'The individuals were taken to the border crossing point and their departurefrom the Republic of Estonia wasguaranteed,'' said Kaisa Pungas, the press representative for the EstonianBorder Guard.

One of the deported persons was a citizen of Latvia,the other man a stateless person living in Latvia.

On July 26, the Estonian police detained five persons at Sinimaed in Ida-ViruCounty who demonstrated, dressed asprisoners, against the convention of veterans of the Estonian weaponry grenadiersdivision. The men are accused of disturbing public order and misdemeanor proceedingsare under way. One of the demonstrators was the leader of the ''Night Watch''movement Maksim Reva.