Police in the capital of authoritarian Belarus have detained at least 10 anti-government protesters, forcibly breaking up a pro-democracy rally.
The demonstration Tuesday in Minsk was banned by city authorities, who sent hundreds of police to quash the protests on Oktyabrsky Square.
An Associated Press photographer saw police rough up dozens of protesters, carrying many off to waiting trucks.
Among the slogans pasted onto makeshift posters was "For our Freedom!"
Police refused comment on Tuesday's detentions.
Up to 40 members of a banned ethnic Polish group were detained Monday in Belarus.
Critics have condemned President Alexander Lukashenko's authoritarianism despite moves to shed his country's image as Europe's last dictatorship.