In Belarus after the election of pickets on June 19, then across the country were detained 270 people, 15 policemen refused to perform their duties. About it reports the Telegram-channel Nexta.
“After the Friday of “mass arrests” of about 15 riot police put “ksivy” on the table to his boss, Dimitri Balaba and were as follows. Ordered to go against his own people became these people the last straw. It is said that among the “Tihanyi” in plain clothes attacked protesters, Riot police was not. It was the “soldiers” of the Special rapid response unit. Anyway, in Minsk”, – stated in the message.
In addition, according to the Nexta, about 30 policemen are carriers COVID-19 or contact persons, “which, naturally, also takes the morale of Policemen”.
On June 18 in Minsk held a protest against the persecution of opposition politicians – the citizens formed a human chain and stood there for more than six hours. June 19, rallies were detained 270 people.
Concerning detainees protocols on administrative violations, mainly for violation of the order of organization or holding mass actions and disobedience to the lawful demands of an official in the performance of official duties.
Among the other detained journalists of “Radio Liberty”, Reuters, websites TUT.BY and Onliner.by and other media.
Pickets in support of opposition candidates took place in Minsk, Brest, Gomel, Vitebsk, Grodno, Mogilev, Zhlobin, Lida, Bobruisk, Soligorsk, Baranovichi, Molodechno, Rechitsa and other cities.
In Belarus is scheduled for August 9th inivory President. June 19 was the deadline of collecting signatures candidates for the highest office. Alexander Lukashenko, who heads Belarus since 1994, intends to run for another term. Four candidates withdrew from the election. The opposition candidate Victor Babariko was arrested and is in prison on charges of financial irregularities. All about collecting 100 thousand signatures necessary for inclusion on the ballot, announced the eight politicians.
Editor-in-chief of the site “Charter-97” Natallia Radzina said that the Belarusians write “97%” on cars, t-shirts, on their faces, in avatar, hinting thus on the rating of the incumbent President of the country.