At least 20 women detained in Minsk

On September 9, Minskers have held another rally in support of arrested opposition activist Maryia Kalesnikava and Belarusian political prisoners.

Several dozen women gathered near Nyamiha shopping centre and marched to Independence Square.

Uniformed siloviki who had no insignia grabbed the participants and put girls into minibuses without number plates.

According to human rights centre Viasna, at least 15 people have been detained; the list is being updated.

Masked persons in green detain participants in rally of solidarity with Maryia Kalesnikava