Belarus is targeting journalists with trumped up criminal charges to shut down protest coverage, say rights groups.
He’s a Witness in the Killing of a Protester by Police. Now He’s Been Charged With Attempted Murder.
Amnesty International says police in Belarus are trying to cover up the death of a peaceful protester with baseless charges against the victim’s friend.
Riot police used water cannons, tear gas and stun grenades against demonstrators.
Belarusian President Lukashenko has faced six weeks of mass demonstrations calling for him to resign.
On Sunday, 100,000 people marched on the president's residence.