Minsk: People being released from detention centres, share terrible stories

Source : 112 Ukraine

Volunteers meet the ex-detainees - scared, beaten, hungry and dismayed
10:16, 14 August 2020

Minsk, people waiting for released prisoners, August 2020

Protesters who were previously detained in Minsk are being released now. reports that on Friday, August 14.

A lot of people gathered next to remand centers in the Belarusian capital. Drivers volunteered to transport the released people back to their homes.

According to the outlet, those who came to welcome the released people applauded, but the ex-detainees asked them to stop clapping. "They hear the applause, they stop releasing people", they say.

A medic told the press that 50 people were held in a cell for four. The detainees had no water to drink for 15 hours, and to get it, they had to create a scandal. They received bread and cereals the next day.

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The guards mocked prisoners, saying: "No medical assistance for you, we toss a grenade at you, and it will be over".

Another report from prisoners claims that every night, men were "beaten up so hard they whined from pain". "They (law enforcers, - 112 International) were forced to sing the national anthem of Belarus and they were beaten up as they sang".

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