Stand With Belarus
21 year old BSU student Ivan Datsishin was sentenced to 4 years in jail for throwing 1 stone at a police van He already payed [$130] for the damage of a vehicle. Police officers stated in a court that they don’t have anything against Ivan’s action since nobody got injured
Belarusian state TV showed a training of the law enforcement officers to disperse protests. During such Mikalai Karpiankou [Commander of Internal Troops of Belarus] stated: “And if they come out, everything that happened, we will repeat with great pleasure”
Billboards in Minsk “To break is not to build” shows photos of protests versus photos of Minsk. Interestingly none of the protesting photos show destruction of any objects/buildings
The prosecutor is requesting 1.5 year of “chemistry” [ Belarusian version of GULAG] for political prisoner Ihar Bantsar. Ihar continues the dry hunger strike for 15 days. He has been in custody since October 20 last year and spent almost all time in solitary confinement
“Army it’s time to defend the country from cockroach’s [Lukashenka’s] occupation” – Belarusians continue to go out every day to demand freedom from dictatorship.
One week left before the freedom day!