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Countless Girls protest in Belarus demanding Lukashenko’s resignation

University students also revealed from the detention of classmates throughout the tide of protests which have spanned the nation for the previous four weeks.

For the very first time from the demonstrations, supporters of LGBT rights arose with rainbow flags at the women’s parade in Minsk, a sign that opponents of President Lukashenko have become bolder.

Though homosexuality was decriminalized in Belarus in 1994, stigmatization of it’s powerful.

Authorities have not permitted any LGBT organization lawful registry; the same-sex union is illegal.

About 5,000 women participate in the march, according to the human rights organization Viasna.

Authorities followed the march, but no detentions were reported.

Marches and demonstrations with girls have become a common characteristic of the protests.

They fell out on August 9 following the election where Lukashenko, that has been in power since 1994, was formally tallied having an 80% landslide success.

Protests happened after some prior elections which Lukashenko won lopsided margins, yet this year have been undoubtedly the greatest and longest-lasting. Sunday protests are particularly big, bringing audiences estimated at well over 100,000 individuals.

Earlier in the afternoon, hundreds of pupils formed human chains to show from the detention of pupils in the State Linguistics University. Viasna said about 20 of those pupils were arrested on Saturday.

Lukashenko’s opponents have formed a Coordination Council to push the protests and push a glimpse of power.

On Saturday, among its most prominent members, Olga Kovalkova surfaced in Poland after being detained in Belarus for organizing protests.

She told colleagues that authorities came to her during the evening and she could leave the state or face a lengthy sentence in prison. Masked police drove to the border, she said.