Bloody riots continue - protester dies in Minsk on explosive device

In the Hand of the man, an explosive was exploded sentence he want to take on the special units of the police, informed the authorities in Minsk. The protests a

Bloody riots continue - protester dies in Minsk on explosive device

In the Hand of the man, an explosive was exploded sentence he want to take on the special units of the police, informed the authorities in Minsk. The protests are directed against Lukashenko, who has ruled the country between Poland and Russia for more than a quarter of a century with a heavy Hand. On his supposed victory in the election on Sunday, with 80 percent of the vote there are big doubts. Many suspect that the result was falsified. Lukashenka is called by critics "Europe's last dictator".

on The Internet were reports that the police fired stun grenades to the people to disperse. In the capital, Minsk, protesters had erected barricades. The police should have rubber bullets used. There were also several injured. The exact number was not immediately known. Eyewitnesses reported blood mass of bloodstained people. Always used to listen to Videos in the news channel Telegram screams when protesters fought back against their arrest. It cops a beating on the people that were on the floor.

country-wide protests on Monday night

To the protests of thousands of people, most of them in Minsk were involved. According to the Reports, there will be the building of the secret service with bottles and eggs thrown at it. The police tried to push the protesters out of the center. Whole streets were cordoned off. To see was also how people use forces ran away. Other blocked intersections. Cars drove by honking their horns as a sign of protest through the city. Many passers-by clapped and waved their cell phone cameras.

Already in the night to Monday, there were country-wide protests and sometimes riots. Many doubt that the head of state Lukashenko has won the vote of the house. Challenger Svetlana Tichanowskaja came the official result showed that only 10 per cent. You will not recognize the result. The protests, does not want to connect Tichanowskaja however, first of all. The police could feel their presence provoked, and arrest, it was said of her staff.

the world is concerned, due to operations in Belarus

UN-Secretary-General António Guterres, the authorities called on in Belarus, in view of the violence, "the absolute restraint and full respect for the right to freedom of expression, peaceful Assembly, and the Form will show groups" to. The White house in Washington, expressed "deep concern". The spokesperson of the US President, Donald Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, said: "We call on the government of Belarus to respect the right to peaceful Assembly and not to resort to violence".

hours before the new actions of the authorities tightened on Monday security forces in the centre of Minsk. Not benches, and trash bolt stop has been removed be - probably out of fear that demonstrators could use against the security forces. In addition, the shopping centres had been closed prematurely, media reported from the capital. People wrote in social networks that the Internet is disturbed.

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Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 10:27

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