In the cities of Belarus were mass arrests of participants of protests

In cities of Belarus on actions against detention of politicians and activists, the security forces caught 120 people. Informs the human rights center “Viasna”.

80 people were arrested in Minsk, the others “caught” in Gomel, Vitebsk, Bobruisk, Mogilev, Grodno, Novopolotsk. Among the arrested were also journalists of the crew of the Belarusian office of “Radio Liberty” and a statement to Reuters.

Previously, the residents of Belarusian cities also complained about government attempts to suppress the operation of the Internet.

we will Remind, on August 9, presidential elections were scheduled in Belarus. However, alternative Lukashenko candidates for the country’s leaders are faced with problems and pressure with extension. One of the opponents of the current leader of Belarus Victor Babariko were detained, and the other contenders Yury Hubarevich and Alexander Tabolic themselves refused to continue to participate in the presidential campaign. In cities of Belarus continue to be protests in support of alternative candidates and against their political persecution.

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