Police dispersed the protesters, which runs near the monument to Stefan cel Mare in Chisinau, Moldova. It is reported NewsMaker.
The head of the party “Platform Dignity and Truth” (DA) Alexander Slusari said that 15 buses with police officers arrived at the square, where the protesters at 5am. They blocked traffic in the city centre and cordoned off the area near the monument. After that, the staff Dialog Politia read the order of the mayor of the city, according to which the area should be released for public events.
“It was said that in case of disobedience provided for forced evacuation. After the talks we held hands, we had 70 people. After that the police began one by one to pull people across the border, especially to behave cruelly with women. Twisted arms, dragged his feet,” said Slusari.
It is clarified that after the dispersal, some protesters were forced to seek medical help.
Later, “Interfax-Ukraine” reported that all the Central streets of Chisinau blocked the strengthened cordons of police in full gear armed with batons. In addition, blocked all approaches to the Central square and the monument to Stefan cel Mare. It is expected that the monument will lay flowers with the participation of the country’s top leadership. Today, August 27, Moldova celebrates the independence Day.
Remember, thousands of anti-government rally in Chisinau was launched yesterday, August 26. The organizer of the event was a protest movement ACUM. The opposition demands to recognize the results of elections of the mayor of Chisinau to cancel the mixed electoral system and to dismiss judges who did not recognize the voting results.