Weekly update – 19/10/2020

The peaceful protests against the Lukashenka regime continue. This week two groups have joined the peaceful protests on the streets: students and persons with disabilities. On October 15, persons with disabilities organized their first protest in Minsk. On the main square of the city, the group of people came together to speak up for free elections in Belarus. The police detained one participant of the protest: Aleh Hrableuski, the lawyer defending the rights of persons with disabilities. The eighth Women’s March took place in Minsk on October 17; Belarusian students joined this time to support the women. The police detained more than 58 persons, mostly students. 

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