A case of the protests against the leadership in Belarus arrested protester is according to the authorities dead. The 25-Year-old had died after he had been arrested on Sunday in the city of Gomel in the case of a "non-authorised" Demonstration against the presidential election, and sentenced to ten days in jail, authorities on Wednesday. Neither the cause nor date of his death were initially known.
The young man was in detention, "suddenly poor," it said further. It is the second fatality since the beginning of the nationwide protests against the controversial re-election of President Alexander Lukashenka. On Monday already a protester had been killed – according to government figures, because a explosive device exploded in his hands.
IT companies threaten to leave the country
On Wednesday, thousands gathered again in the capital, Minsk, and other parts of the country, to protest against the rigged presidential election of Sunday. Lukashenka played up the Protest against him down. "The core of this so-called protesters are people with a criminal record and what, at the Moment are unemployed," he said.
protesters were, in many places, human chains and protest peacefully. Motorists honked and drove deliberately slowly to the police to stop the car. On a road clapped people from balconies and were shot at by riot police with rubber bullets, as a Reporter for the news Agency AP was able to see. Similar protests were held according to the civil rights organization Wjasna in at least five other cities.
Earlier hundreds of women in White were in Minsk, the city is marching and protesting against the brutality used by the police in demonstrations against the alleged election victory of Lukashenko on Sunday the low had struck. At the same time, the solidarity that grew with the protesters. In Minsk more than 100 Doctors were against violence. The prominent Moderator of state television, Vladimir Karanik, announced in the light of the "lies" and "violence" demonstrative of his well-paid Post.
In several cities, human chains were formed against the police violence. In the case of the presidential election on Sunday Lukashenka, for more than 26 years in office, and as the "last dictator of Europe", for the sixth Time as the winner to exclaim had – allegedly with 80,08 percent of the vote. His opponents, however, the 37-year-old candidate Svetlana Tichanowskaja as the winner. She fled under pressure from the authorities in the EU country of Lithuania.
The choice of approved candidate Valeri Zepkalo, a prominent IT entrepreneur, appealed from his Russian exile in the EU, Tichanowskaja, as President, to recognize. Hundreds of IT entrepreneurs called on Lukashenka to relent and threatened in an open letter, to leave with their companies to the country.Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 19:19