Police detain Youth Bloc activists

Policemen and riot police are hunting for the Youth Bloc and the Legalize Belarus activists, the human rights center Viasna reports.

Veranika Yanovich, Mikhail Varantsou and Yahor Vinyatski have police outside their house.

During the day, police detained Uladzislau Klaukin and Yahor Vinyatski.

Yahor Vinyatski. Photo: Pyotr Markelau

Also law enforcement officers knocked on the apartment of activist Alana Hebremariem.

On July 29th , police detained Pyotr Markelau, an activist of the Youth Block. The young man came to express his support for the girlfriend of the political prisoner Zmitser Furmanau, who was on hunger strike near jail #1. The activist was sentenced to 12 days of arrest for alleged participation in some unauthorized event.