Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has increasingly resorted to force to break up mass protests against his authoritarian rule. Among those who've been jailed are doctors battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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People in Belarus are finding new ways to protest as police are pushing them off the streets, opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has told DW.
The IIHF has confirmed it is investigating the head of the Belarusian federation over his alleged role in the death of an opposition activist. It says Belarusian authorities have agreed to cooperate in the investigation.
Viktor Babariko had Belarusians queuing round the block to support his short-lived run for the presidency before his arrest. Who is the former banker now facing 15 years in jail and what does he stand for?
The two women were accused of orchestrating demonstrations against longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko. One of them said she "risked her life every time she went to work."
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