August 14, 2020

‘Torture chamber’: Jailed Belarusians reveal prison abuse

Minsk (AFP) – Emerging from a jail in Minsk with other Belarusians detained in a post-election crackdown, 27-year-old maths teacher Yana Bobrovskaya said she never expected to make it out alive.”We thought we would be buried in here,” she said Friday, weeping as she recounted her experience to AFP.¬†“They can do anything while you have no rights,” she added.Bobrovskaya was one of hundreds of Belarusian protesters and chance bystanders who were being released after they were detained in a crackdown following President Alexander Lukashenko’s disputed landslide win on Sunday.¬†Hundreds of anguished…


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