Police officers detain a protester during a rally marking the unofficial Freedom Day in Minsk. Photo: EPA Police officers detain a protester during a rally marking the unofficial Freedom Day in Minsk. Photo: EPA
Police officers detain a protester during a rally marking the unofficial Freedom Day in Minsk. Photo: EPA

Belarus police arrest more than 400 anti-government protesters following violent clashes at rally

In his 23 years as president, Alexander Lukashenko has stifled dissent and free media and retained much of the Soviet-style command economy

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Police officers detain a protester during a rally marking the unofficial Freedom Day in Minsk. Photo: EPA Police officers detain a protester during a rally marking the unofficial Freedom Day in Minsk. Photo: EPA
Police officers detain a protester during a rally marking the unofficial Freedom Day in Minsk. Photo: EPA
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