Police officers detain a woman during an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, on Saturday. Photograph: AP Photo/TUT.by

Police in the capital of Belarus have cracked down sharply on a women’s protest march demanding the resignation of the country’s president. Officers (...)

Protesters against Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk on Monday. Photograph: Tatyana Zenkovich/EPA

Belarus jailed two opposition leaders for 10 days on Tuesday as the government pursued a crackdown on the few figures still at large, while schooltea(...)

Nina Braginskaya holds a historical flag of Belarus during a protest in Minsk. Photograph: AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka

Authorities in Belarus have blocked more than 50 news media websites reporting on how the country has been shaken by two weeks of protests demanding t(...)

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko chairing a security council meeting in Minsk on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrei Stasevich/BelTA Pool Photo via AP

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko has ordered police to quash opposition protests, in defiance of European Union calls for national dialogue t(...)