Authorities of Belarus apologized for violence, thousands of detainees are released
Almaty. August 14. KazTAG - The Belarusian authorities have apologized to the people for the use of violence, thousands of detainees have been released, report the independent Belarusian mass media.
“As a head, I want to take this responsibility for myself and apologize to these people,” said Yuriy Karayev, Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus.
Police have begun releasing thousands of detainees during the peaceful protests of recent days - most of them complained of severe beatings in law enforcement agencies, some women reported threats of rape by law enforcement officials, people show photographs of their bruises. Many released from prison have been immediately hospitalized, many detainees need psychological help - people are in a state of shock.
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