Belarus News Round-Up Day 201: Spring is Coming

Belarus News Round-Up Day 201: Spring is Coming

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Brief summary of the judicial system of #Belarus for 2020

– 34,572 people were convicted over the past year
– 7,750 people were sentenced to imprisonment
– 93 people were acquitted by the court Photo from real Belarusian court


On 200th day of Belarus protests residents of Wrocław, Poland gathered for a demonstration in support of political prisoners


The government is asking Belarusians on which day should “National Unity Day” be celebrated: 17 September or 14 November.

17 September 1939: Red Army enters Poland

14 November 1939: Supreme Soviet of BSSR signed a law on admitting Western Belarus (Poland at that time) to BSSR


The Protester Who Was Shot In The Head Convicted Of Attempted Murder

His friend, who is the only witness, was sentenced to 10 years in jail.


The European Union has extended the sanctions on Belarus for a year


Second part of the brutal arrests & beating at “ALMI” was published today. Police is placing arrested people into a police van. On the way to the van police hit detainees for no reason. Max capacity of the van – 24 people, police placed 35. Not counting that police is there too


Levon Halatryan, a volunteer of headquarters of Viktar Babaryka (political figure who intended to become a president, but was arrested) shared a photo of the number of letters he got while waiting for his trial. Levon also stated that every single man that end up in jail get beaten by police


In early February, Anatoly Kokhanchik, a resident Aleshcha village was sentenced to 7 days in jail for painting his house in white-red-white colors. Later, he was fired from his job, where he worked for 38 years. The man has three years to retire

Police warned him that if he will not repaint his house he will be sent to jail again. He responded to them: “I will not repaint. You have one option – to keep me behind bars, but the house will still be white-red-white”



Minister of Foreign Affairs, Uladzimir Makei: “We must all together say a big thank you to our Western partners, because their actions are pushing towards closer integration processes [of Belarus and Russia]”


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