The violent clashes between protesters and police continues in Belarus in the aftermath of the just completed elections.
Two people have lost their lives, and it gets the UN to sound the alarm.
It writes CNN.
One of the protesters died in the police custody. According to authorities, the cause of death for the 25-year-old protester unknown, but the mother of the deceased has a possible explanation.
CNN is reporting that she has told, that he was held in a politivogn for hours, despite the fact that he fought with heart problems.
the united nations condemns the belarusian government's use of police violence, after that the demonstrations will continue on the fourth day in a row.
Reports estimate that around 6000 people have been detained in the course of three days, including people who may have looked at, as well as minors, which means that the massive arrests against human rights standards, says the UN højkommisær Michele Bachelet.
Even worse is the troubling reports of ill-treatment during and after arrest.
Batchelet elaborates further, that they have seen reports that the police use unnecessary violence, shooting with rubber bullets, water cannons and flash grenades.
Several journalists, including a Danish has also been subjected to violence during the demonstrations. It is estimated that at least 200 civilians have been wounded.
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alexander lukashenko (pictured) opponent Svetlana Tikhanovskaja was given by the authorities ten per cent of the vote, while the president himself swallowed 80 percent of the vote. Photograph: ANDREI STASEVICH/BELTA/Ritzau Scanpix
It is particularly in the belarusian capital of Minsk, that the demonstrations are the greatest.
the Demonstrations broke out after belarusian president Alexander alexander lukashenko, who has been in power since 1994, once again was declared as the winner of the elections on Sunday.
Of the EU, the elections have been declared 'neither free nor fair', when one suspects a massive electoral fraud.
alexander lukashenko opponent Svetlana Tikhanovskaja was given by the authorities ten per cent of the vote, while the president himself swallowed 80 percent of the vote.
Svetlana Tikhanovskaja proclaimed before the election that there would be tampered with the vote count. Although she claims that she is the election's rightful winner.