Tens of thousands rally in Minsk, police use water cannon

Tens of thousands rally in Minsk, police use water cannonTens of thousands of people marched through the centre of the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday to demand that authorities free political prisoners, prompting police to turn water cannon on them. The march is the latest in a series of rallies in Belarus since an Aug. 9 election in which President Alexander Lukashenko claimed a landslide victory. More than 100,000 people rallied in Minsk, the opposition news channel Nexta said on the messaging app Telegram.




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