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Belarus human rights situation deteriorating further, warns UN rights chief

New York: A “systematic crackdown” against dissent in Belarus is continuing, months since the country’s disputed presidential election last year, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has told the Human Rights Council.

Over 150 people detained during protests in Belarus: Human Rights Center

Moscow/Sputnik: More than 150 people were detained during Sunday unauthorized anti-government protests held across Belarus, the unregistered Viasna human rights center said.

Belarusian police disperse protest rally in Minsk, confirm multiple detentions

Minsk/Sputnik: Security forces have dispersed anti-government demonstrations in the Belarusian capital on Sunday, with the Minsk police confirming to Sputnik multiple detentions.

Over 100 people detained during Sunday protests in Belarus: Rights group

Minsk/Sputnik: Belarusian police have detained at least 104 people attending the Sunday anti-government protests across the country, the Viasna human rights center said in a news release.

Belarus: End ongoing human rights violations, UN rights chief urges

New York: The human rights situation in Belarus continues to deteriorate, particularly with respect to peaceful assembly, the UN rights chief said on Friday, urging the government to put an end to ongoing violations and “take steps towards a genuine, respectful and inclusive national dialogue”.

At least 40 people detained during protests in Minsk: Belarusian Rights Group

Minsk/Sputnik: Belarusian police have detained at least 40 people attending the Sunday anti-government rallies in the capital city of Minsk and its suburbs, the Viasna human rights center said in a news release.

Over 760 people detained across Belarus at Sunday opposition rallies: Rights Activists

Minsk/Sputnik: More than 760 people were detained during Sunday unauthorized anti-government protests held across Belarus, the unregistered Viasna human rights center said.

Belarusian security forces use tear gas against protesters in Minsk : Reports

Minsk/Sputnik: Belarusian security forces targeted protesters in Minsk with tear gas on Sunday, according to local telegram channels.

Over 110 people detained during Friday protests in Belarus

Minsk/Sputnik: More than 110 people were arrested on Friday during protests across the country which was sparked by the death of opposition activist Roman Bondarenko, the Vesna human rights center said.

Belarus targets women human rights defenders after disputed August elections

New York: Independent UN experts criticized Belarus on Tuesday for persecuting women human rights defenders, who have been involved in the mass protests underway in the country since August’s controversial presidential election.

Belarusian Police arrest several protesters in Minsk

Minsk/Sputnik: Belarusian police arrested several people for taking part in an unauthorized demonstration in the eastern European nation's capital of Minsk on Sunday.

Tikhanovskaya announces nationwide strike in Belarus starting Monday

Minsk/Sputnik: Ex-Belarusian presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya announced on Sunday that a nationwide strike will commence on October 26 as her ultimatum to President Alexander Lukashenko expires.

Security forces deployed to downtown Minsk ahead of protest rally

Minsk/Sputnik: The police, internal military troops and OMON Special Task Force have been arriving at the center of Minsk, where another large-scale unauthorized protest rally is expected to be held later in the day, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Sunday.

Over 560 people detained during Sunday Belarus protests

Minsk/Sputnik: At least 564 people were detained during the unauthorized protests held across Belarus on Sunday, the Vesna human rights center, unregistered by the republic’s authorities, said.

Belarusian Minster denounces Western attempts to sow ‘chaos’, says threats against his country must end

New York: Political and economic threats against Belarus “must end” the Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei told the high-level segment of the UN General Assembly on Saturday, accusing Western nations of trying to sow “chaos and anarchy” in the country.