Belarus pressured over rights abuses

Renewed calls for long-time president to quit as the country faces mounting challenges.



    Belarus is coming under increasing pressure to improve its standards of democracy following widespread allegations of human-rights abuses.

    Meanwhile, as the country battles a growing economic crisis, there are renewed calls for Alexander Lukashenko, the Central European country's long-time president, to resign.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Minsk.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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