Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

Over 29 thousand people are prisoners in Belarus

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Every fifth of them is in a detention centre.

As of October 1, 2014, 29058 people are in Belarusian prisons. It is 5% more than last year.

5476 persons were in detention centres at the beginning of October, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.