At the beginning of the year everybody were shocked by “Network case” in Russia where anarchists were tortured and detained. According to the FSB, a chapter of the “Network” also operated in Belarus. The KGB hasn’t publicly reacted to this statement, however, we noticed increased efforts to recruit youth associated with the anarchist movement in different parts of Belarus.
Since the last July 25th International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners, the worldwide struggle against the nightmare of fascism and the far-right has grown and intensified. The news bulletins steadily report the racist and bigoted attacks, the harassment of journalists, the demonization of refugees and migrants, and the increasing presence and violence of organized […]
Maxim Yahnieshka is an antifascist from Grodno. On September 7, 2016 he was sentenced to 3 years of custodial restraint for a fight with right-wing hooligans (art. 186 Threat of homicide, malicious bodily harm or property destruction) and for robbing another hooligan of his hat (art. 206.2 Robbery with threat of violence + art. 339.1 […]
Vadim Boyko is an antifascist and a supporter of FC ‘Partyzan’. Detained on March 22, 2016 together with Ilya Volovik on suspicion of participating in a fight that took place on June 29, 2014. Back then a bunch of football hooligans blocked right-wing supporters of FC ‘Torpedo’ in a trolleybus. During the conflict a glass […]
Vlad Lenko is an antifascist from Ivatsevichi (Brest region). Detained on December 27, 2014 on suspicion of taking part in a fight with local neonazis that took place on December 23, 2014. Accused of group hooliganism and aggravated bodily harm. In September 2015 sentenced to 6 years of penal colony with reinforced regime and needs […]