Flowers instead of bars: Women’s Day wishes for Belarusian protesters

On March 8, International Women’s Day, unindifferent citizens show their solidarity with Belarusian women both in the home country and abroad.

Minsk-based ‘partisans’ congratulate their incredible women:

Picture: belsat.eu

On Monday, girls wearing clothes in white and red colours read books by Belarusian authors when travelling on Minsk-Maladzechna train. In such a manner, they expressed support and solidarity with the women who had recently been detained for reading works in the Belarusian language.

Rays of support from abroad

“The twin city of Coevorden supports brave Brest women who stand up for their democratic rights. Peaceful protests have been taking place in Belarus since the election in August, 2020. The regime’s response is violence. As a twin city, Coevorden wishes the people of Brest to live in peace and freedom. In this video, women from Coevorden express their support for the courageous women of Brest. We fervently stand with you! ”

At Sunday’s rally, Belarusians of Lviv passed on congratulations to female political prisoners, stressing that they are the pride of Belarus.

Solidarity rally in Lviv. 7 March 2021. Photo: Belsat
Solidarity rally in Lviv. 7 March 2021. Photo: Belsat
Solidarity rally in Lviv. 7 March 2021. Photo: Belsat
Marathon. Picture: liht_r

This is a tribute to the Belarusian women, they are brave and persistent. You are our heroines!” author liht_r says.

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