The Belsat contributor was detained while performing his journalist duties. Alexander (Ales) Barazienka was filming a one-man action of solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners in front of the KGB headquarters in
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“Ales feels good. He is not going to stop hunger-striking. He had been given a parcel from friends. As for telegrams containing words of support and approval, they had not been delivered, ” independent journalist Alina Radachynskaya told Belsat. According to her, the holding facility administration keeps transferring Barazienka from one ward to another. There is not any obvious reason for such action.
Friends and colleagues of the arrested are eager to encourage him. “The administration received parcel that I brought for Ales,” photojournalist Yuliya Darashkevich said. However, according to his defence councellor’s information, it had not been handed to Barazienka by the moment of their meeting.