An overview of repressions against anarchists and antifascists in Belarus in 2021

ABC-Belarus countered unprecedented quantity of repressions in 2021. We cannot say that it was unexpected. We expected exactly this after 2020 protests. But such predictability doesnʼt make the burden of anti-repression activism easier. The difference with previous waves of repression is that the massive repressions against anarchists and antifascists are happening simultaneously with even more […]

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Belarusian anarchists are persecuted for creating 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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Andrej Marach | Andrei Marach

Antifascist from Brest. Detained on 2 March 2021 on suspicion of involvement in a criminal organisation of anarchists and gross violation of public order (Articles 285 and 342 of the Criminal Code). Andrei has a history of repression, he was serving an administrative arrest in early August 2020. An international criminal organisation case was filed […]

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