FIDH report: Supplying the Means for Repression in Belarus

FIDH releases a briefing paper analysing foreign-made less lethal weapons and firearms employed by the Belarusian security forces to crack down on peaceful protesters, provides an overview of their procurement and application, and outlines possible avenues for state...

Yara will stop purchasing potash fertilizers in Belarus

By April 1, Norwegian Yara will stop purchasing potash fertilizers in Belarus. This is said in the statement of the company. It is reported that international sanctions have made it impossible to continue trading with Belaruskali. The effects on the...

Political prisoners in Belarus in 2021. Statistics

At the end of 2021, there were 969 political prisoners in Belarus. This is the largest number of political prisoners in the history of independent Belarus. There are people of all ages, professions and social status among the prisoners, but they are united by one...

Prisoner Dmitry Dudoit committed suicide in Mogilev

The initiative to support political prisoners Dissidentby reported that today, Dmitry Dudoit, convicted for political reasons, who from December 29, 2021 was in the open-type correctional institution No.43 in Mogilev, committed suicide. The editors...

New victim of the Belarusian regime on New Year’s Eve

The year 2022 began for Belarus with the news of yet another victim of the regime. Dzmítry Uskhopau, 27 y.o., from the city of Rechytsa, was going to his mother’s house, on New Year’s Eve, to celebrate New Year’s Eve with her. He was detained by...

Unified strategy of action at the “referendum”

Strategy of the democratic forces of Belarus at the “Referendum” of Lukashenka. We call on all those who disagree with the lawlessness that swept our country to join the strategy of action at the Referendum,...

Italian Pirelli Group stops its partnership with BMZ

The Professional Union of Belarusians in Britain (PUBB) reports that on December 23, the world’s leading tire manufacturer Pirelli Group decided to stop partnership with BMZ. After several months of communication and verification of the employees’...

Boycott not working?

Remembering examples from history We have already said that the refusal of the Belarusians to participate in the political life of the country is a guarantee of a peaceful life for the regime. But are there any cases where the boycott of the elections led to positive...

Austria does not succumb to blackmail

The NAM office hosted a meeting between Pavel Latushka and Vladzimir Astapenka and Austrian Ambassador Andreas Stadler. In the course of the meeting they discussed the pressure of Lukashenka’s regime on the Austrian business in Belarus and the support of the...