Belarus elections: free and fair, or a farce?

Oct 10, 2015, 05:58 PM

Last time #Belarus held a presidential election, seven out of nine candidates were thrown in jail. Will the contest on October 11th be truly democratic? Incumbent President, Alexander Lukashenko is standing for a fifth term, and most observers see no sign of him letting go of power just yet. But opponents like Tatsiana Karatkevich (pictured) have not given up.