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Belarus protesters detained, beaten in demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko’s election win – ABC News

Police use tear gas, stun grenades, water cannons and rubber bullets in a brutal crackdown on Belarusians unhappy at official election results which returned their ruler of 26 years to the top job.

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Thousands of protesters have rallied in Belarus’s capital and other cities for a fourth straight night, decrying an election they say was rigged to extend the 26-year rule of the country’s authoritarian leader and the crackdown on subsequent demonstrations.

  • Groups of women have been marching in several cities as demonstrations stretched into a fourth day
  • Tear gas, stun grenades, water cannons and rubber bullets have been used on the crowds
  • Some officers have beat protes…

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