Rus News Journal

The arrested person in Minsk the Russian journalist has gone on hunger strike

In Minsk the correspondent of the Petersburg newspaper " is arrested; My area Alexander Astafev. As informs Echo Moscow the journalist has gone on hunger strike: as he said, it is in custody two days and it till now there were no Russian diplomats.
details about A.Astafeva`s destiny managed to be learnt thanks to that it exchanges sms - messages with the colleagues. It became known that the journalist have detained in Minsk on December, 19th and delivered in the receiver - the distributor. According to the employee My area him accuse of participation in not resolved meeting and disobedience to requirements of law enforcement officers.
the journalist has rejected these charges and its business have sent to completion, the next hearing today should take place. A.Astafev has told that with it and other arrested persons address extremely cruelly, as with cattle : To them refuse food, medical aid, they do not have possibility to use a toilet and a mobile phone. Now the journalist has gone on hunger strike, demanding a meeting with the Russian diplomats in Belarus.
we will remind, past Sunday in Minsk upon termination of voting on presidential election on which the operating head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has won, there were collisions between law enforcement officers and protesting against results of elections supporters of the opposition, trying storm to take the government House. As a result of these disorders 600 persons, including oppositional candidates for presidents have been detained. Under messages of the Belarus mass-media, against participants of meeting law enforcement bodies used light pomegranates and bludgeons.