Torture state in the middle of Europe: at Night, all to hear the cries from the prison

are operated Five days after the controversial presidential election in Belarus (white Russia) on Thursday people in many of the state-in a strike against the h

Torture state in the middle of Europe: at Night, all to hear the cries from the prison

are operated Five days after the controversial presidential election in Belarus (white Russia) on Thursday people in many of the state-in a strike against the head of state Alexander Lukashenko entered. In the capital, Minsk, and other cities of the country, employees gathered and demanded that Svetlana Tichanowskaja is recognized as the true winner of the presidential election on Sunday.

thousands of women with flowers in their hands were on the streets, people in chains, as several media reported, in Belarus. On posters such as "flower instead of a gun was the balls" to. Protesters called on Lukashenko to resign. AP Photo/Sergei Grits, A human chain of protesters in the capital, Minsk

Lukashenko is silent on protests

The 65-Year-old son-in-law on Thursday, first to the protests. It was unclear how the situation in the country between Russia and the EU-member Poland further developed. A mass strike in the company could harm the economically depressed country. Employees of the automobile plant, BelAZ demanded according to Reports, the vehicles produced should not be the police delivered that was going on last brutally against the demonstrators. Reuters/Sergei Grits/AP/dpa Alexander Lukashenko in his polling station in Minsk.

In the night it had come for the fourth Time in a row, to protest. According to opinion of observers, it came to less police violence than in the previous days. However, security forces arrested the interior Ministry, according to 700 protesters. Thus, the number of the arrested climbs to nearly 7000. In front of prisons for the release caused many people to peacefully their families. How many of those arrested are already free again, is unclear.

In the prisons themselves, it will come to gross human rights violations. "Former Detainees have told us that the prisons have become Torture chambers, where demonstrators will be forced to lie in the Dirt while the police kick you with sticks to beat up," - said in a statement, the human rights organization Amnesty International on Thursday.

screams from the courtyard

Numerous Videos circulating in social media, in which the cries of the detained protesters are heard in the courtyards of prisons and police stations. In a Video recorded in a police station in Minsk, begging a half-naked woman police officers for mercy. In another Video screams at night to hear from a prison in Minsk.

Belarusian state media published on Tuesday footage showing several young, clearly abused the protesters. As you are asked by an unknown Person, whether you will participate again in the protests, you reply with: "no, never."

human rights activists complain about "excessive police violence"

The human rights center Vesna (spring), defendant once again of violence "excessive police force". It is rubber bullets and stun grenades had been on peaceful demonstrators, fired. The Uniformed would have dissolved in more than ten cities across the country protests violently. The police in the city of Gomel confirmed the death of a 25-Year-old, who was arrested with his mother, according to the Sunday on the way to his girlfriend's firm and died at the hospital. dpa/Uncredited/AP/dpa police during a Protest in Minsk, smoke grenades against protesters.

foreign Minister Heiko Maas announced, however, considerably more pressure on the regime in Minsk. The partners will have discussed new sanctions, said the SPD politician on the day before the scheduled special meeting of EU foreign Ministers to Belarus. It was perfectly clear that the actions of the security forces in Belarus "in the Europe of the 21st century. Century is not acceptable“. Punitive measures must be taken by all EU member States unanimously supported. On the evening of Belarus was asked for proof Ambassador in Germany, to an "urgent call" to the Federal Foreign office, reports the news agencies dpa and AFP.

Russia expects early normalization of the situation

Russia is a soon-to-be calming the situation. "We expect the fact that the Situation in the country will soon be back to normal and calm," said the spokesman of the Russian foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, in Moscow. Russia call on all for restraint and prudence. So far, has expressed Moscow hardly to the events in the Ex-Soviet Republic. Belarus is economically solid, depending on the duration of Russia's allies. Zakharova stressed that the foreign stoked the protests. dpa/-/AP/dpa a woman in A Clinch with a policeman, after many of the protesters have been detained.

The Belarusian Association of journalists, spoke of massive violence against media professionals. More than 60 journalists had been taken in the past few days. Meanwhile, more and more celebrities are employees of state media as a Protest denounce. Including the prominent Moderator of state television, Evgeni Perlin, the statue due to the "lies" and "violence" of his well-paid Post.

In the Internet protest videos

With Telegram rate are circulating a lot of Videos on which men burned in Protest against violence against protesters of their uniforms or in the trash, threw, or demonstratively the state emblems breaks. See also family, fathers, who have called on their colleagues to abandon violence were. The authenticity of these Videos cannot be checked. Reuters/Sergei Grits/AP/dpa, The police arrested a protester during a mass protest in Minsk.

Since the presidential election on Sunday it comes every day to bloody protests, with many injured. The election Commission had awarded Lukashenko 80,08 percent of the vote. His opponents, however, the 37-year-old candidate Tichanowskaja as the winner. She fled under pressure from the authorities in the EU country of Lithuania. NRW starts lessons with a mask duty: The think Bayern over laschet's exceptionalism FOCUS Online NRW starts lessons with a mask duty: The think Bayern over laschet's exceptionalism

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Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 15:26

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