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Protests in Belarus continue

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 24, 2020
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Minsk on Sunday for a massive rally against the reelection of president Alexander Lukashenko and a brutal crackdown on protesters.
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The crowd was estimated at more than 100,000 people. Protesters shouted “Leave!” and “Get out!” as they called for Lukashenko to step down.

Topics: Protest Belarus

Large protests were also held in other cities in Belarus, as well as in Lithuania.

An opposition Coordination Council was created last week to develop a strategy for a transition of power, but authorities in Belarus have opened a criminal probe into its formation.


 

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