Protesters Clash With Security Forces

Oct 13, 2020

On 11 October 2020, protesters clashed with security forces in the capital Minsk, with security forces using water cannons and flash-bang grenades in an effort to disperse the demonstrators. Authorities also ordered the country’s mobile internet provider to decrease bandwidth in an effort to prevent demonstrators from coordinating activities. Authorities reportedly detained at least 140 protesters in Minsk and elsewhere in the country.

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