Anti-authoritarian Voices in Uprising against the Dictatorship

The former Soviet republic of Belarus exploded into angry protests last August in the wake of contested presidential elections resulting in a totally implausible landslide victory for long-ruling strongman Alexander Lukashenko. Police, riot squads and army troops unleashed harsh repression, using rubber bullets, flash-bang grenades and water-hoses against demonstrators who objected to the results in […]

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Belarusian anarchists are persecuted under the case of the international criminal organisation

According to the media, human rights defenders and police reports, at the end of January 2021 additional charges were brought against anarchists Akihiro Hanada-Gayewski, Andrei Chepyuk and Aliaksandr Frantskevich. They were accused of participation in a criminal organisation (Article 285.2 of the Criminal Code). In the middle of February, a similar charge was brought against […]

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