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Belarus detains journalists reporting on protests against President Alexander Lukashenko – ABC News

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab condemns the mass detention of more than 50 journalists in Belarus.

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British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has condemned the mass detention of more than 50 journalists in Belarus.

  • Belarusian authorities had already blocked news media websites
  • Protests over the election began on August 10
  • Some of the detained journalists are employed by the UK’s publicly owned BBC

A witness has described seeing Belarusian police detain scores of reporters on Thursday (local time) in the country’s capital Minsk.
It was reported journalists’ p…

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