Key information on repressions in Belarus

there are 1421 political prisoners in Belarus today; at least 3661 people convicted for political reasons; since 2020, about 15000 politically motivated criminal cases have been opened; right now, about 4000 people are awaiting trial...

The long path from words to deeds

At leisure — or rather, carving out a couple of hours of sleep time — I looked through various statements of Western diplomats and politicians regarding Belarus and the war against Ukraine. As a result,...

Hunting the Punisher. International persecution

Pavel Latushka, representative of the Transitional Cabinet of Belarus, and NAM lawyers on international prosecution of suspected torturers of Belarusians. Since 2020, human rights defenders have recorded the maximum of torture...

Life imprisonment for the Akrestsina punishers

Responsibility is inevitable. Despite the complexity of the application, in world practice there are many examples of prosecution for torture, genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity through the mechanism of universal jurisdiction. When...

Lukashenko must ensure the transit of Ukrainian grain

Open letter from the National Anti-Crisis Management on the inadmissibility of opening Baltic ports to Belarusian potash in exchange for transit of Ukrainian grain We appeal to the governments of Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine and...

Economic sanctions against aggressors

The consequences of the sanctions imposed against Lukashenka’s regime are becoming increasingly difficult to hide behind the administrative retention of the national currency and the bravura statements of officials that the sanctions motivate them and strengthen...

Execution cannot be pardoned

European Union’s indecisiveness in comma arrangement means lack of will in decision-making. The paradox of the current situation is that Lukashenko’s participation in the aggression against Ukraine and his support for Russia’s actions...

Pavel Latushka addressed the UN Secretary General

Open address by Pavel Latushka, head of the National Anti-Crisis Management to UN Secretary General António Guterres. Dear Secretary-General, On 18 May 2022, the so-called Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations handed you...

Protection of democratic values

Vladzimir Astapenka, the Head of the NAM deputy took part in the Global Summit “Mission to Peace”, organized in Dubai (UAE) by the largest private news agency WION (India). At the summit, invited experts presented...

Suspension of the ILO membership of pro-government unions

Because of mass repressions against independent trade unions in Belarus, Pavel Latushka considers it a priority to achieve the suspension of membership of pro-governmental trade unions in the ILO. In connection with the large-scale repression launched against the...

Belarusian volunteers fight side by side with Ukrainian army

Some 300−500 fighters from Belarus are helping to defend Ukraine from Russian aggression. Belarusian dissidents hope the resistance in Ukraine will spread to their own country. Opposition leader Pavel Latushko calls for tougher European Union sanctions against...

70% of Belarusian export to the EU is under sanctions

Pavel Latushka and Deputy Head of the NAM Vladzimir Astapenka held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden Ann Linde. The Foreign Minister noted that Sweden assesses the actions of the Lukashenka regime in connection with the war in Ukraine as an...

Czech Republic support Lukashenka’s prosecution

Head of the NAM Pavel Latushka held a meeting with the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Poland Jakub Duerr. During the meeting, the issue of the possible participation of the Armed Forces of Belarus in the ground operation in the war against Ukraine unleashed...