47 people were detained in Minsk during the elections and the ensuing protests, the Belarusian human rights center “Viasna”. According to human rights activists, seven of Minsk residents are not contacted since August 8.
In other cities of Belarus, according to estimates by the human rights center, arrested 119 people, including observers at polling stations. Since August 8 there is no information still about two people.
the Belarusian Association of journalists, in turn, reported about the detention in Vitebsk, three members of the media, the other information yet.
we will Remind, on Sunday, Belarus held presidential elections. The victory, according to preliminary data of the CEC, was won by the incumbent country leader Alexander Lukashenko more than 80% of the votes, his rival Svetlana Tikhanovski, according to official estimates received 7%. In Minsk and other cities of the country began protests and clashes with law enforcement officers.