Belarus jails 600 activists over election unrest
The Belarus authorities have jailed about 600 demonstrators for up to two weeks in a crackdown on protests against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
Some detainees may face longer terms - as much as 15 years - if found guilty of taking part in "mass disturbances".
At least seven presidential candidates were among those detained. Some of them were reportedly also beaten by police.
David Stern reports.
- BBC News