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UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

A UN investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another ‘iron curtain’ descending on Europe.

A United Nations investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another “iron curtain” descending on Europe.

And the UN’s human rights council wants an independent investigation into allegations of torture and other abuses following last month’s disputed election result.

One of the many victims has been speaking to Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen in the capital, Minsk.