Over the past four days of protests in Belarus were detained about seven thousand people, according to a UN special report on the situation of human rights in Belarus.
“According to my information, according to human rights organizations of Belarus, to yesterday, that is, for four days, was delayed more than 6 million people who in the morning had data on 6? 700 detainees, but by the evening this figure could increase,” said the report’s author anais Marin, her words leads TASS.
The United Nations will coincide with the data of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the country. The Agency had previously reported more than six thousand detainees during the protests. On August 13 of all detainees released from jail. They complained of beatings. It’s the first time in six days on Friday the rally was held peacefully, without use of means of restraint by police and detention.
Acting head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko won the presidential election with a score of 80.1 percent of the vote. His rival from the opposition Svetlana Tikhanovski gained 10.1 percent. The Central election Commission rejected complaints of candidates on the voting results. After that the country began numerous protests. Lukashenko believes that the protests were organized from abroad. He said at a rally in the forefront are people with criminal records.