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Anti-Government Protests Continue in Belarus Amid Crackdown on Press and Dissent

HeadlineAug 31, 2020

In Belarus, mass protests demanding the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko continued this weekend, three weeks after what many have called a rigged election, and amid a brutal government crackdown. Military tanks could be seen positioned in the capital Minsk. At least 19 journalists who work for foreign media outlets have had their accreditation revoked, and two Associated Press reporters were deported.

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