Mass anti-Lukashenko rally starts after Belarus police crackdown
Opposition seeking president's exit after disputed election calls for protests a day after hundreds of women were held.
Workers and students strike against LukashenkoFactory workers chanted slogans, students and pensioners took to the streets, and police detained dozens on Monday as the Belarusian opposition sought to ramp up pressure on veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko with a nationwide strike.
Belarus: Opposition says general strike underway as Lukashenko ignores call to resignHundreds of students have gathered outside universities in the capital Minsk clapping and chanting slogans.View on euronews
Belarusian opposition leader Tikhanovskaya calls for nationwide strikeTikhanovskaya said the deadline for authorities to meet her demands, which included Lukashenko announcing his resignation, would expire at 11:59 pm on Sunday.View on euronews
Belarus police fire stun grenades as 100,000 protestThe opposition has given Belarusian President Lukashenko an ultimatum: Resign by midnight or face a national strike.
Belarus opposition movement wins Sakharov Prize for human rightsThe award comes as EU sanctions Belarusian officials amid protests and refuses to recognise Alexander Lukashenko as the leader.
Anti-government rallies held across Belarus despite regime threatsPolice have detained protesters at a rally in the Belarus capital Minsk as anti-government protests show no signs of abating
Belarus police crack down on protesters, detain dozensSecurity forces in Minsk use water cannon, stun grenades to disperse opposition supporters demanding new election.