The 16 march was a marathon of trials in Belarus. Over 50 court hearings took place indifferent cities and 52 protesters are jailed. After the violent detention of the anarchist block, its supporters and bystanders after the demonstration on 15 march in Minsk and the detentions of people after demonstrations in other cities yesterday 52 people were sentenced from 12 to 15 days in prison, at least 25 anarchist among them. Continue reading Trial marathon in Minsk – 51 people jailed after protest
Today in three major cities of Belarus – Minsk, Mogilev and Grodno – people took the streets protesting against government attempts to collect tax off the unemployed (details of the story HERE). In Minsk, demonstrations managed to gather more that 1 500 people, in Mogilev and Grodno 1 000 each. These are the biggest protests those cities have seen in decades. It is worth mentioning that most of the protesters are far from major political powers in the country and do not align with any opposition stream, rather prefer to point out the hard economical conditions and results of 24 years of Lukashenko’s rule. Continue reading Dozens of anarchists arrested in Belarus after anti-government protests
Five action in a row have been organised on January 29 in support of anarchists, arrested in Minsk for alleged resistance to the police about a week ago. In fact all of them were detained on suspicion of participation in solidarity actions with other activists, who had been arrested at a punk concert and accused of distribution of extremist literature.
According to the activists, by these action they wanted to show that the 4 arrested people are not the ones who had organised the actions on January 16. The police and the judicial system don’t aim at detecting or preventing crimes, the strive to suppress any demonstration of nonconformity. Continue reading You suspect the wrong people: new wave of solidarity with detained anarchists in Minsk
At least 4 people were arrested from 3 to 15 days in Minsk after anarchist rally that was held this Monday. There were no police during the Rally that lasted for 5 minutes. However later on people were detained by police from their working places. They were prosecuted next day for disobedience and violation of rules of public gatherings.
Some activists started gathering solidarity money for working comrades as they won’t get at least half of their salary after 15 days in Prison. If you wanna donate to those people you can use our paypal account email@example.com, but please state the cause of transaction.
13.04.2014 г. на въезде в Минск группой анархистов был вывешен двадцатиметровый баннер в поддержку осуждённых брестских антифашистов Дмитрия Стешенко и Дмитрия Званько.
Нет государству! Нет фашизму на улицах! Свободу брестским антифашистам!