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Belarus: Opposition under attack amid growing boycott of elections

Headline Title:  Belarus: Opposition under attack amid growing boycott of elections 20 September 2012 A spate of human rights violations targeting opposition supporters and journalists in Belarus is nothing more than a clumsy attempt to suppress opposition voices ahead of elections on Sunday 23 September, Amnesty International said amid a growing call to boycott the poll. The organization has documented a surge in arrests of people for attending peaceful rallies - such detentions violate their right to freedom of expression and assembly. On 5 September Yahor Viniatski, activist of…

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