She led the opposition at the recent general election when President Alexander Lukashenko claimed an obviously rigged 80% of the votes.
What’s marvellous about these demonstrators in Belarus is they have kept to being non-violent.
Such inhibitions have to be born in mind when assessing the prospects of non-violent resistance”.
We don’t know if such tactics will be successful, but they have more chance than any violent activities.
Photo: Protest rally against President Lukashenko, 16 August.