Youth Police Units (YPU) (Belarus)

Country: Belarus
Details of Formation: The government created the YPU in 2013, under the leadership of President Lukashenko.
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Purpose: The YPU was created in order to suppress peaceful protests.
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Weapons and Training: The YPU received intense training from the government.
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Reason for Membership: The members, freelance riot policemen, were recruited by Lukashenka.
Treatment of Civilians: The YPU was intended to suppress peaceful protests. However, there is no source that reports actual operations of the group.
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References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD