at Least one person has died and 120 have been arrested in connection with violent demonstrations in Minsk after Sunday's elections in Belarus. It was here that the president Aleksandr Lukashenko was proclaimed the winner.
It informs the human rights group Spring-96, according to news agency Reuters.
- There are at least 120 detainees, but there is talk about the preliminary data, says the spokesperson of the Spring 96 Valentin Stefanovic.
According to the belarusian electoral commission was Aleksandr Lukashenko 80 percent of the votes in Sunday's election.
Lukashenko has since 1994 been the president of Belarus, often called Europe's last dictatorship.
A number of mr lukashenko's competitor political opponents and the opposition, were arrested ahead of Sunday's elections.
what was Left was the 37-year-old blogger and activist Svetlana Tikhanovskaja as the best bet on a candidate against.
She got according to the election commission 9,9 percent of the votes at the elections. Tikhanovskaja does not accept the outcome of the election.
- This result is far from any reality, said her spokesman on Sunday evening.
Late Sunday night, there was street fighting between police and protesters in the capital Minsk.
the Police used, among other things chokgranater against the demonstrators.
Tv pictures from the media Radio Liberty has shown young protesters with blood on the face after the clash with the police.
After several hours of kaoslignende states informed the belarusian interior ministry on the night of Monday, 'the police have control of the situation'.
It writes the state news agency Belta.