: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Rights group: 13 detained during rallies in Belarus


KYIV, Ukraine — A human rights group said that 13 people were detained in Belarus on Sunday during the traditional weekend protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, who won his sixth term in office in a disputed election.
Local media reported that groups of people took part in small rallies scattered around Minsk, the capital, and in other Belarusian cities. Videos of the protests posted by independent news outlets showed protesters with with red and white flags marching through courtyards in residential areas of Minsk and chanting “Long live Belarus!” and “As long as we’re united, we’re invincible.”
The Viasna human rights centre …read more

Source:: National Newswatch

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