Belarus regime 'threatened to kidnap my baby son', activist claims.

A human rights activist from Belarus has claimed the security forces once threatened to kidnap her son when he was a month old.

Olga Karatch also alleged that children have been used as leverage in an attempt to coerce other female campaigners, politicians and journalists in the country.

It comes as activists have taken to the streets over a disputed election result that kept Alexander Lukashenko in power.

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