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Otpor calls attention to Leskovac graffiti activist

Leskovac, Sunday -- Otpor today invited all opposition party leaders to come to the town of Leskovac in the south of Serbia to show their support to the family of arrested Otpor activist Vladimir Stojkovic, Otpor activist Srdjan Milivojevic told BETA today. Milivojevic also said that the fight was not only for Stojkovic, but for all those who had been persecuted because of their political opinions in their fight for democracy and truth. Non governmental organisation Mothers of Serbia have already announced their arrival.

All ten people who were detained last night for participating in the protest at Leskovac police station in support of Stojkovic were released early this morning. During last night's protest twenty citizens entered the central hall of the police station intending to remain there until his release. The police forcibly removed Stojkovic's mother and MP Bojana Ristic from the premises and arrested several more.

The judge has unexpectedly extended Stojkovic's detention for a further 24 hours. Stojkovic is expected to be questioned on Monday, his lawyer Aleksandar Tasic told press today.

Source: B92

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