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Leading Belarus opposition candidate’s campaign manager detained – Al Jazeera English

Maria Moroz, an ally of opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, has been detained on eve of tense vote.

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The campaign manager of Belarus’s leading opposition candidate has been detained on the eve of a tense presidential election, her office said.
A spokeswoman for presidential hopeful Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said Maria Moroz was detained on Saturday. It was not immediately clear on what grounds she had been held.
“She probably won’t be released before Monday,”¬†spokeswoman Anna Krasulina told the AFP news agency.
Tikhanovskaya herself “is OK”, said the spokeswoman, adding, however, that the candi…

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