Belarus: Young Activists on Hunger Strike

More young Belarusian activists are hunger-striking now, TOL's Belarus Blog reports: “Twenty-two activists of the unregistered youth group Young Front are carrying out hunger strike to protest the harassment and persecution of their friends. It started with seven activists in Salihorsk, Minsk region, and was joined by the activists in Hrodna and Minsk. As of now, a total of 22 young boys and girls are on hunger strike now. Police tried to enter the apartment in Salihorsk where the initial group started it up, and tore down the banner saying ‘Hunger strike’ from the balcony. The youngsters put on white-red-white flag.”

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