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Published on 25 Dec 2010 - filed under Blogs.

Photoblog – Day Twenty Three

Today, near Acrestina prison were about 15 people, they held candles and sang Christmas songs and prayed. They gathered to support the detainees.

by Tanya Fedorenko

Police ask people to go away as the action was unauthorized. But people stood and sang. Women wished to congratulate their loved ones a Happy Christmas. And their prayers were heard, from one window someone shouted: “Long life Belarus”. Women responded. After that a car with police in plain clothes drove up to the group of people. They disperse demonstrators. They detained about five people.

Tanya Fedorenko is a Minsk-based photojournalist. She is a graduate of the European Humanities University in Vilnius, Lithuania where she specialized in the theory and practice of contemporary art.

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