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Belarus had over 1000 protesters

Over 1000 detained protesters in Belarus have been released.

It was stated by a prominent politician to the state television station on Thursday night, writes the news agency AFP. The information is not confirmed by independent sources.

Belarusian president, Aleksandr Lukashenko, has ordered a 'thorough' investigation of all the arrests during the demonstrations that have taken place in the aftermath of Sunday's presidential election.

the Opposition in Belarus and its supporters accuse Lukashenko of electoral fraud.

He was, according to the official result re-elected to a second term in office with over 80 percent of the votes, while the opposition's greatest hope, the 37-year-old Svetlana Tikhanovskaja, got about ten percent.

Since Sunday, there have daily been demonstrations in the capital Minsk and elsewhere in Belarus.

the ministry of Interior in the country have indicated that approximately 6700 people have been detained.

the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, condemned on Wednesday the many arrests.

According to her, there are many indications that the belarusian police make mass arrests, which is a 'clear violation of international human rights standards'.

Even more disturbing are reports about ill-treatment during and after detention, said Bachelet, according to news agency Reuters.

Thursday attended thousands of belarusians in peaceful protests directed against mr lukashenko's competitor disputed re-election and the police's brutal crackdown.

Hundreds have been injured in clashes between the police and the security forces, and at least two people are dead.

According to the AFP have the interior minister on Thursday apologized to people who have attended the protests, also is injured.

Several countries have responded to the events in Belarus. While the EU's foreign ministers at an extraordinary meeting on Friday to discuss possible new sanctions against Belarus, so as to become Lukashenko is supported by Russia.

the foreign Ministry in Moscow claimed Thursday that it has knowledge of 'apparent attempts interference' from abroad, and said that it was 'concerned' over unrest.

Alexander Lukashenko has been in power in Belarus since 1994.

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