“European Belarus” activist Yauhen Afnahel arrested in Minsk

Activist of the civil campaign “European Belarus” Yauhen Afnahel has been detained in the center of Minsk.

According to witnesses, at 5.00 p.m., 5 or 6 officers of riot militia came up to the oppositionist on Victory square and asked to show his ID. However, they didn’t wait for him to perform their demand, pulled the activist into a car, and took him in an unknown direction.

The press service of “European Belarus” managed to phone the youth leader. Afnahel said he was in the Partyzanski district militia department of Minsk. He wasn’t said why he had been detained.