People from different countries show solidarity with Belarusians
People from different countries show solidarity with Belarusians.
People brutally arrested at legal pickets in Belarus (VIDEO)
Pickets to collect signatures for the nomination of presidential candidates have been held in Belarus. However, they did not go entirely peacefully.
Minsk: No long queues anymore, but people still attend pre-election pickets
On June 14, there were no rallies near Kamarouski market in Minsk, but a significant number of people came to sign for wannabe presidential candidates.
In fear of provocations: Presidential hopeful suspends campaigning in big cities
On Wednesday, wannabe presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya posted a video message, in which she takes off the table picketing in large Belarusian cities on the upcoming weekend.
Hrodna: Eight policemen detain Belsat crew over livestream, camera seized
On June 10, journalist Zmitser Mitskevich and cameraman Syarhei Kavaliou who were livestreaming a picket in support of incumbent president Alyaksandr Lukashenka were detained in the Belarusian city of Hrodna.
Fines and jail terms: Trials of activists, initiative group members in Belarus
Dozens are standing trials in Minsk and other Belarusian cities in the wake of Sunday’s pickets.
Homiel: Presidential hopeful detained
The persecution of opposition activists in Belarus seems to have reached new frontiers: one of wannabe presidential candidates has been taken to the police.
Minsk mayor announces measures against ‘provocateurs’ at pre-election pickets
Anatol Sivak, Chairman of Minsk City Executive Committee, called the collection of signatures in Minsk ‘provocation’. The opinion was aired on state-run TV channel Belarus-1.
Former political prisoner urges Belarusians to picket on Sunday
Mikalai Statkevich, a 2010 presidential candidate, announced holding pickets and rallies in all regional centres and the Belarusian capital on May, 31.