Protesters try to speak to police as they block the road to prevent against an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Tens of thousands of Belarusians calling for the authoritarian president to resign marched through the capital on Sunday as the country’s wave of protests entered its seventh week. Hundreds of soldiers blocked off the center of Minsk, deploying water cannon and armored personnel carriers and erecting barbed wire barriers. (AP Photo/TUT.by)
Police in Belarus said they detained more than 400 protesters who took part in a weekend demonstration demanding the resignation of the nation’s authoritarian president following a disputed vote.