The protests in Belarus … Yet on January 31, the protest slogan “free Belarus” could be heard in Moscow and St. Petersburg as well Minsk and Brest. The 2020–21 Belarusian protests are a series of ongoing political demonstrations and protests against the Belarusian government and President Alexander Lukashenko. The 2020–2021 Belarusian protests are a series of ongoing political demonstrations and protests against the Belarusian government and President Alexander Lukashenko. ... More than 100,000 protesters flooded the streets of the capital Minsk on Sunday in ongoing protests calling for Belarus' authoritarian president to resign. People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 23, 2020. Belarus protests: why people have been taking to the streets – new data February 4, 2021 4.58am EST ... Only about 4% of our respondents said they had taken part in protests before 2020. The protests that followed Lukashenko’s victory in the presidential election of 2006, influenced by similar protests in Ukraine, showed that by then … 29 Nov 2020 Human Rights. 13 November 2020. Belarus's embattled government vowed to take control of national monuments to protect them from protesters, as opposition demonstrators gathered in Minsk on Sunday. Belarus Police Arrest 100 in Renewed Protests Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people who formed human chains in demonstrations calling for the authoritarian president to … September 13, 2020 5:46 PM ET. Law enforcement officers detain two men as opposition supporters rally to protest against police violence and the Belarus presidential election results in Minsk, on November 29, 2020. The largest anti-government protests in the history of Belarus, the demonstrations began in the lead-up to and during the 2020 presidential election, in which Lukashenko sought his sixth term in office. Since August 2020, Minsk and other cities in Belarus have seen mass protests with many calling for an end to excessive force used by the police. Weekly demonstrations and acts of political resistance have been a feature of quotidian life in Belarus since summer 2020, and they have have continued into the new year. The largest anti-government protests in the history of Belarus, the demonstrations began in the lead-up to and during the 2020 presidential election, in which Lukashenko sought his sixth term in office. Protests in support of Belarus' opposition have taken place in other European countries. Belarus police detain hundreds at ‘march of neighbours’ protests Anti-government protesters shift tactics to evade crackdown, creating smaller gatherings in districts across Minsk.