#Europe agenda: The dictator keeps its seat in Belarus among the claims of Widespread torture’ inflicted on jailed protesters…

Belarus: Opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya speaks from exile

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya speaks out from exile via a video she uploaded to YouTube.

Belarus election: ‘Widespread torture’ inflicted on jailed protesters

The main opposition figure calls for mass rallies as freed detainees speak of beatings in custody.

Belarus longtime leader claims sixth term by a landslide

President Alexander Lukashenko set to extend time in office but violence spreads as opposition rejects official results.

Belarus: Five things you may not know about the country

The country’s election has put Belarus back into the headlines but what do you know about the country?
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is in Lithuania after disputing Sunday’s poll results she says were rigged.

Belarus election: A second night of violence and protests

A BBC team in Minsk saw violent scenes amid protests sparked by Sunday’s disputed election result.

netblocks – Aug 9, 2:34 AM

Network telemetry from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that internet connectivity in Belarus has been partially disrupted as of Sunday 9 August 2020 amidst presidential elections. ⚠️ Confirmed: Internet service has been

The Guardian

People detained in Belarus during the past few days of unrest have told the Guardian about systematic mistreatment and abuse, suggesting that guards and riot police loyal to Alexander Lukashenko’s regime have terrorised thousands of Belarusians

What Europe’s cities are doing to handle heatwaves

As London swelters, we look at how urban areas can adapt to deal with higher temperatures.

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