Was Caught After Posting A Video Of Herself On Instagram
In Russia, a female student was detained for reportedly “rehabilitating Nazism” by twerking in front of a war memorial.
The 21-year-old, named Zambian native Rebecca Ziba by local media
Who Is Rebecca Ziba? Zambian Student Arrested In Russia For Twerking
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Rebecca Ziba is a 21 years old Zambian student who was arrested in Russia for reportedly twerking in front of a war memorial. Her action is termed as “rehabilitating Nazism” by the officers.
She was caught after posting a video of herself on Instagram. She can be seen dancing near a World War II memorial in Khanty-Mansiysk in the video, which was shared with a funny caption.
Russian investigators called her conduct “obscene” and “insulting,” and they prosecuted her under Part 4 of Art. 354.1 of the Criminal Code. The code charges a person with “rehabilitating nazism.”
According to the regional Investigative Committee, the video of Ziba dancing was released on social media “supported with an unpleasant inscription.”
If found guilty of “desecrating a symbol of Russian military pride,” the student faces up to three years in jail. Furthermore, she can get a fine of up to three million roubles (€34,430).
The Glory Memorial in Khanty-Mansiysk honors servicemen who died during the “Great Patriotic War” against Nazi Germany.
The Russian Investigative Committee also released a video showing Ziba sitting in what looks to be an interrogation chamber. She is confessing or apologizing for her acts is yet to be disclosed to the public.
“I didn’t want the video I shared to be hurtful or disrespectful to those who had died. I had no idea what the memorial represented. I really apologize to everyone “The student expresses herself in English, according to Euronews.
It is unknown under what conditions she is being kept and if she has access to legal counsel.
Euronews contacted the Zambian embassy in Moscow to find out if any contact had been made with the student.
Rebecca Ziba, A Zambian Student Was Arrested After Her Twerking Video On Instagram
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Rebecca Ziba is identified as a Zambian student by the local media who uploaded a video of her dancing near a World War II memorial in Khanty-Mansiys.
People are presently looking for the video evidence on Instagram, but it appears that her account is suspended by the authorities.
According to the reports, her caption reads, “shaking arse for the dead, I’m sure they’re resting soundly tonight.”It is very inappropriate to say such a thing to anyone.
Netizens on the internet are chastising her. Furthermore, she was laughing while twerking on the video, and no one buys her claim that she was oblivious of the onor service being held.
While some expressed his concern for Rebeca in their tweet. He wrote, “Russia is at war, and governments in war require propaganda to mobilize their people behind them.”
“And presenting this as a Nazism allegation is the type of nonsense that can be turned into a virtuous deed. I’m terrified for Rebecca Ziba.”
Hashtag Nazism Rebecca Ziba Is Trending On Reddit
Rebecca Ziba is accused of rehabilitating Nazism, and the story has spread like wildfire, with many individuals expressing their opinions on Reddit.
People are looking up her Wikipedia to learn more about her and why she would release such an obscene video in defiance of the martyrs.
Her mugshot and video are shared on Twitter, where she can be seen apologizing for her actions. However, further information will be provided soon by the cops.