12 July 2020, Sunday, 17:52
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Renown Blogger Gray Cat Detained

Renown Blogger Gray Cat Detained

His friends report that communication with him has disappeared in the GUM store area in Minsk.

On the eve, blogger Dzmitry Kazlou (Gray Cat) called to support his arrested friend and colleague Siarhei Tsikhanouski, and go on a picket near the GUM store in Minsk.

“The most important thing that we must do now is to seek the release of Siarhei Tsikhanouski, Mikalai Statkevich, and other activists whom "Sasha the 3%," threw behind bars. Siarhei fought for us. Now it's our turn to fight for him! ” said the blogger.

The "Basta!" Telegram channel reported that at around 6 p.m. several activists of the European Belarus civil campaign were also detained near the GUM store.

It was also reported that the traffic police did not allow buses and minibuses to stop near the department store.

This afternoon in Homel a “protest candidate” Uladzimir Niapomniashchykh was detained, in whose support they planned to hold a legal picket to collect signatures at the GUM store.