The Belarusian human rights group Viasna says greater than 140 individuals have been arrested and lots of of them crushed by police throughout protests calling for the nation’s authoritarian president to resign
KYIV, Ukraine — The Belarusian human rights group Viasna says that greater than 140 individuals had been arrested and lots of of them crushed by police throughout protests calling for the nation’s authoritarian president to resign.
The demonstrations that attracted hundreds had been the 16th consecutive Sunday of enormous protests in opposition to President Alexander Lukashenko.
There have been near-daily protests since early August, however these on Sundays have been the most important.
All through the protest wave, greater than 19,000 individuals have been detained and hundreds of them crushed, human rights advocates say.
The protesters on Sunday tried to dilute detentions and police dispersals by initially gathering in varied components of the capital Minsk, however had been met by police once they tried to converge on the middle. Police used stun grenades to show them again and commenced widescale detentions.