Woman Detained in Moscow for Holding Religious Placard

Country: Russia

Date of incident: March 15, 2022

Anastasiya Parshkova was detained but not charged, on March 15th for holding a sign that had: "The 6th commandment: Thou shalt not kill" written on it. She was wearing a headscarf and stood for five minutes outside the Cathedral of Christ the Savior before she was arrested and taken to the Khamovniki police station. She said: "despite my fear, I decided that this must be done."

She is one of the many religious people that have been detained for expressing their opinion against the war on Ukraine. 

Sources: imgur.com,forum18.org

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