Protesters are carrying a severely wounded man. Police used flash bangs and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters at night after the presidential election. Many of them were severely injured. August 10, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
Protesters are providing first aid to a man who was severely injured by a flash grenade during the dispersal of the protest against the falsification of the results of presidential elections. August 10, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
A guy and a girl embrace after the man is released from the detention center on Okrestina lane. About 7000 people were detained during the protests on 9-12 August. There could be about 40 detainees in cells for six people. Many detainees were tortured and beaten, some of them raped. August 14, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
The riot police officer takes away flowers that protesters left near the House of the Government on Independence square. August 14, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
Funerals of Alexander Taraikovskiy, a protester who was gunned down by the riot police on August 10, 2020, during the protests against falsifying presidential elections results. August 14, 2020, Minsk, Belarus
The participants are shouting slogans during the first Sunday march at Independence square - the first sizeable mass protest since the violent crackdown on the August 9 protests. According to various estimates, from 230 to 300 thousand people took part in it. It was the very first of the Sunday marches that are repeated every Sunday to this day. August 16, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
Military service members show victory signs to women who are standing in the chain of solidarity. The victory sign is one of the symbols of opposition candidates. After a violent confrontation between protesters and the police on August 9-12, chains of solidarity of people with flowers have appeared in almost every city. People protested against violence and brutality. August 13, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
A boy looks out from the window to picture the crowd of protesters during the second march against falsification of the presidential election results. The most significant protest activity happens on Sundays; about 200 thousand people took part in these marches. August 23, 2020, Minsk, Belarus
Grandmother of Nikita Krivtsov cries at his funerals. Nikita missed during the protests on August 12; his body was found hanging on the tree in the forest on August 22. The last bearing of his mobile phone was near the hospital. Five people died during the protests in Belarus. August 25, 2020, Molodechno, Minsk region, Belarus.
Police put up a cordon to block protesters from passing to the independence square - the protests usually took place there. After the events of August 9-12, the police did not interfere with the protests in any way. However, by the end of August, they restarted to resist the protesters. So far, no brute force. August 30, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
Participants of the protest march are standing near the residence of the President Alexander Lukashenko Palace of Independence. Lukashenko celebrates his birthday on this day, so the protester decided to wish him a happy birthday and make some gifts. The most considerable protest activity happens on Sundays; about 200 thousand people took part in these marches. Protesters demand the resignation of Lukashenko and new and fair presidential elections. August 30, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
Students are standing in a hitch to protect themselves from being captured by police. Participating students wanted to go to the Ministry of Education and hand over the petition against violence and new and fair presidential elections. September 1, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
The riot police officer is detaining a participant of the 5th Sunday march. Protesters gather every Sunday downtown to demand the resignation of Lukashenko and new and fair presidential elections. More than 400 people were detained, including independent journalists. September 13, 2020, Minsk, Belarus.
Funerals of Roman Bondarenko. Roman Bondarenko was beaten by unknown people and police at the Square of Changes and arrested. The next day he died in the hospital from injuries he received on the square. November 20, 2020, Minsk, Belarus
A couple is hugging in front of the House of the Government during one of the protest rallies in Independence square against falsification of presidential elections results. August 19, 2020, Minsk, Belarus