Tens of thousands of people have marched throiugh Minsk and other cities in Belarus a day before the country's opposition has threatened to launch a national strike if President Alexander Lukashenko refuses to resign.
Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a Belarusian protesterin the country's capital Minsk. The death is the latest flashpoint in months-long mass protests against President Alexander Lukashenko. Adam Reed reports.
Belarusian security forces detained more than 100 protesters on Sunday (November 29) at rallies in Minsk the opposition had billed as "the march of neighbors," a rights group reported and videos on local social media showed.
Thousands of people carrying candles and flowers gathered in Minsk on Thursday (November 12) to mourn the death of a 31-year-old anti-government protester who they say was badly beaten by Belarusian security forces and died in hospital. Soraya Ali reports.
Police in Belarus fired warning shots into the air and started detaining protesters on Sunday (November 1) as thousands began to march in the capital Minsk to demand veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko leave power.