Politics

System Goes To Pieces: Political Analysts Revealed Lukashenka’s Regime Weaknesses

Belarusian political analysts looked over the situation in Belarus and shared their views about the current protests, naviny.online reports. The metaphor of a fire in a peat bog, where the fire is not noticeable from […]

Belarus News Round-Up Day 209: Going Forward With Confidence

Stand With Belarus Aliaksandr Trotski was sentenced to 10 years in jail. On 12 August, Aliksandr was driving his car, at one point he saw armed men destroy passing vehicles. About 10 armed men approached […]

Belarusian authorities introduce harsher penalties for protesting

Increased fines and sentences for participation in unauthorized events, illegal use and manufacture of flags and symbols, honking during protests and more. A new Code of Administrative Offenses came into force in Belarus on 1 […]

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. Henadz Shutau, a protester killed in Brest on August 11, has been found guilty of attempting to murder a law enforcement officer, according […]

BYPOL claims existence of military unit tasked with neutralizing Lukashenka’s rivals abroad

BYPOL, a campaign created by opposition-minded people who earlier belonged to Belarusian uniformed services, has published the information about a special unit which is allegedly entrusted with tracking and neutralising Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s political opponents living in foreign countries. This […]

Story of imprisoned Belsat journalists Katsyaryna Andreyeva and Darya Chultsova

Who is Katsyaryna Andreyeva Katsyaryna was born in 1993 into a family of several generations of Minsk intellectuals. Her parents are philologists. Grandmother Ala Vahanava is an associate professor of the Department of Archeology of the Belarusian […]

Tortured Poles: They said that the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was a hoax

Stories of two Poles who were tortured by Belarusian security forces in August Two Polish citizens, Witold Dobrowolski and Kacper Sinicki, arrived to Belarus on the eve of the August elections to document the events in […]

Witness to Henadz Shutau’s murder faces 10 years in jail

The trial over Alyaksandr Kardzyukou, a witness to the murder of Henadz Shutau, continues in Brest voblast court. The prosecutor Henadz Bury has demanded for the prisoner 10 years in a reinforced regime colony. They […]

Swedish embassy in Minsk harbors two Belarusians for five months

Father and son sought refuge after protests but are becoming a diplomatic issue for Sweden Two Belarusians who sought refuge in the Swedish embassy in Minsk in September are still there five months later, Sweden’s […]

Dozens of raids on journalists, NGOs, Human Rights Defenders throughout Belarus

The regime is raiding houses and offices in more than 8 cities On Tuesday morning, the police made an unexpected visit to the home of Andrey Bastunets, Chairman of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), the organization says on Telegram (translation – Belsat). The policemen […]