106th day of protests on Belarus agst rigged elections: "March against fascism." Last weeks, riot police dispersed the protests before they even started. But not today: 30 separate marches in Minsk took place. At each one, 10-20 riot cops were agst 500-1000 ppl&often retreated
@tutby The cross follows a week-long candle vigil at Belarus embassy in Kyiv in honor of Raman Bandarenka, a 31-yo Minsk teacher beaten to death by disguised police. The embassy initially destroyed the memorial to him, so now activists hold a 24/7 watch to protect it #StandWithBelarus https:
#bneEditorsPicks Belarusian police introduce colour-coded torture system for detained protesters Yet another really nasty story out of Belarus. # sign up here: #bne #business #Belarus #Lukashenko #StandwithBelarus
Riot police have been filmed by the BBC attacking and forcibly arresting university students in the capital of Belarus The students from Minsk were marching in protest against long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko
“They started shooting at [the protesters’] arms and legs.” Police in Belarus say more than 6,000 arrested as protests over disputed election results continue.
Women protesters in Belarus to riot police: "Nobody will sleep with you!"
"This is what elections in Belarus look like." Clashes between police and protesters erupted in Minsk after Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko claimed a sweeping victory for a 6th term. More @business : #Минске #Беларуси
Things are getting serious in Belarus. Protests against Lukashenko’s apparent rigging of the election across the country. Riot police using tear gas and stun grenades. A police wagon just drove into a crowd of protesters in Minsk. video from indispensable @tutby
In Belarus, hundreds of opposition activists and journalists are being rounded up and jailed ahead of next month’s elections BBC journalists watched as police grabbed peaceful protesters off the streets of Minsk and drove them away [Thread]