Artyom Vazhenkov’s lawyer Anton Gashinsky reported that Artyom is held in inhuman conditions and has been beaten.
Open Russia coordinator Artyom Vazhenkov was detained on the day of the presidential election. He came to Minsk as an independent observer.
I spoke with Artem Vazhenkov’s lawyer, Anton Gashinsky. Artyom’s body is now one big bruise. His clothes are torn and bloody. Detainees at protests in Belarus are tortured and beaten. For two days there was no food, water, toilet. When Artyom saw the lawyer, he sobbed and drank 1.5 liters of water in one gulp – Alex Gorbachev, a journalist.