According to the news released by the association of Belarusian journalists, 68 journalists have been detained in Belarus since August 9, and more than 20 have not been released. “According to news about reporters at 17:40 on August 13, 23 journalists were still detained, and 68 journalists have been detained since August 9,” the association said on the telegraph channel So far, 29 acts of violence against journalists have been recorded. According to the Central Election Commission of Belarus, the current president Lukashenko won 80.08% of the vote. Large scale protests broke out throughout Belarus that night, and a large number of people continued to participate in unauthorized protests in the next few days. Police used tear gas, water cannons, shock bombs and rubber bullets. According to the Belarusian Ministry of the interior, one person died during the riots, who tried to throw unfilled explosive devices at law enforcement officials.