Protests In Belarus: Minsker Beaten Up, Infected With COVID-19 In Detention

In the evening of 11 August, Maxim Dovzhenko was detained by riot police as he was coming home with his friends. After spending more than two days at a detention centre on Okrestin Street he was diagnosed with a closed traumatic brain injury, multiple haematomas, a chest injury, a wrist burn and COVID-19. Maxim said there were 38 people in his cell. “One of them expressly told that he had coronavirus: he self-isolated, went out to buy some cigarettes and got arrested. But the detention centre employees didn’t react to this, they only threatened us that COVID-19 might not be the … Continue reading Protests In Belarus: Minsker Beaten Up, Infected With COVID-19 In Detention