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Belarus mass arrests fail to stop protests

After nearly 800 people were arrested in Minsk last Sunday, the UN Commissioner for Human Rights condemned what she called the violent repression of peaceful demonstrations.

Mass detentions in Belarus have so far failed to stop the weeks-long protest movement.

After nearly 800 people were arrested in Minsk last Sunday, the UN Commissioner for Human Rights condemned what she called the violent repression of peaceful demonstrations.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen spoke to some of the detainees who have been released.