Belarus’ handling of the press: Harassed, beaten, disappeared

in Front of Belarusian prisons and police guards these days a lot of people. You want to find out where their relatives are, which came after protests against P

Belarus’ handling of the press: Harassed, beaten, disappeared

in Front of Belarusian prisons and police guards these days a lot of people. You want to find out where their relatives are, which came after protests against President Alexandr Lukaschenkas alleged re-election home. In the first two nights, then were officially a total of more than 5000 people in the whole of Belarus was detained in the third, on Wednesday, again more than 1000 in 25 cities. From the capital, Minsk, the pictures showed how special forces from demonstrators in the courtyards chased and beat up. According to the interior Ministry from Thursday around 700 demonstrators were arrested in the fourth protest night.

Friedrich Schmidt

Political correspondent for Russia and the CIS in Moscow.

F. A. Z.

For the seekers of human rights protectors is a list of prisons, police stations and courts is compiled; in Minsk alone, more than two dozen therefore addresses as places of Detention into consideration. In addition, hospitals are to consider as possible places of stay; officially were injured from Sunday evening to Wednesday more than 250 task forces and protesters, and protest participants killed. From the hospitals, Physicians report falls injury due to rubber bullets, noise grenades, the.

in the overcrowded prisons and guards must be bad. The independent news portal Tut.by published on Wednesday images and a Video about the Events in the courtyard of a Minsk police station. It was filmed as police force Arrested on the knee, with batons beat and how dozens of people close to each other with the face to earth and hands on the back on the floor. A Team from the British BBC documented muffled noises from the police buses, the cries of pain follow.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 11:20

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