Police in Belarus on Sunday detained almost 400 individuals within the newest protests in opposition to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko.
For 3 months operating, tens of 1000’s have taken to the streets of the capital Minsk and different cities each Sunday to protest in opposition to the disputed re-election of Lukashenko, who”s been in energy for greater than 20 years.
This week the protesters have been additionally reaching out to US president-elect Joe Biden.
Native media reported a heavy police presence, with human rights group Viasna reporting that at the least 395 individuals have been detained throughout the nation, primarily within the Minsk.
Olympic decathlete Andrei Kravchenko and the 2008 Miss Belarus pageant winner Olga Khizhinkova have been amongst these detained, in response to media stories.
The demonstrators are demanding energy be handed over to Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, a political novice who ran for president in opposition to Lukashenko on August the ninth and who’s now in exile in Lithuania.