800 political prisoners jailed since last year in Belarus

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Human rights groups say authorities in Belarus have raided the homes of dozens of journalists and activists.

More than 800 people are reportedly already in prison for political reasons since a government crackdown last year.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Belarus’s capital Minsk.

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