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More than 400 people detained at Moscow march: monitor

June 12, 2019

More than 400 people were detained on Wednesday during a peaceful but unsanctioned march in Moscow against the alleged impunity and corruption of law enforcement agencies.

“More than 400 people had been detained at the march,” said OVD Info which monitors opposition arrests. Police earlier said more than 200 people had been held.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.