Category: Belarus

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Dec
2020

Belarusian Government Accused Of Letting COVID-19 Spread In Prisons Packed With Its President’s CriticsBelarusian Government Accused Of Letting COVID-19 Spread In Prisons Packed With Its President’s Critics

A COVID-19 wave has stormed Belarusian prisons holding several individuals jailed for protesting the country’s authoritarian president, the Associated Press reported.  Some of the incarcerated protesters allege authorities disdain and have encourage infections, the AP reported Saturday. (RELATED: Mass Protests Emerge In Ex-Soviet Republic After Suspicious Election Results) Some formerly-incarcerated activists alleged to the AP after […]

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Nov
2020

North Korea, Iran, China Among Countries Criticizing US Human Rights Record At UN MeetingNorth Korea, Iran, China Among Countries Criticizing US Human Rights Record At UN Meeting

The United States will reportedly undergo a U.N. review of its human rights record Monday. Countries like North Korea, Iran, China, Turkey and Russia are leading the criticism over issues including systemic racism and immigration policy, per the Associated Press (AP). Almost 120 countries sought to participate in America’s first review before the main U.N. […]

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Oct
2020

Belarus Police Use Stun Grenades On 100,000 Protesters Demanding President ResignBelarus Police Use Stun Grenades On 100,000 Protesters Demanding President Resign

October 25, 2020 10:34 PM ET Over 100,000 protesters in Minsk, Belarus marched the capital demanding President Alexander Lukashenko’s resignation Sunday. Protesters set an ultimatum: either Lukashenko resigns by midnight, or there would be a national strike, according to Al Jazeera. Police arrived hours before the ultimatum expired. (RELATED: Lawyer For Opposition Leader Kolesnikova Reportedly […]

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09

Oct
2020

Kyrgyzstan President Reportedly Deploys Military Forces As Protests IntensifyKyrgyzstan President Reportedly Deploys Military Forces As Protests Intensify

October 09, 2020 1:16 PM ET President Sooronbai Jeenbekov of Kyrgyzstan declared a state of emergency Friday due to growing protests in the capital city of Bishkek, according to reports.  The President called on military forces to put an end to clashes between rival political groups, per Reuters. Members of various factions have been throwing […]

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06

Oct
2020

EU betrays Greece & Cyprus. Merkel wins, sanctions on BelarusEU betrays Greece & Cyprus. Merkel wins, sanctions on Belarus

****News Topic 67***** Greece, Cyprus push Turkey through EU Summit conclusions https://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2020/10/02/greece-cyprus-turkey-euco-eu-summit/ 5 1 vote Article Rating Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon! Report The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Duran.

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05

Oct
2020

Mass Protests Emerge In Kyrgyzstan After Suspicious Election ResultsMass Protests Emerge In Kyrgyzstan After Suspicious Election Results

October 05, 2020 2:37 PM ET Thousands have taken to the streets in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan over allegations of rigged elections in the country on Sunday, the BBC reports.  Police in the capital city have used tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades to break up gatherings, according to the BBC. More protests have begun popping […]

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Sep
2020

EU turns itself into pretzel over Belarus & Turkey sanctions. Blames failure on CyprusEU turns itself into pretzel over Belarus & Turkey sanctions. Blames failure on Cyprus

Via Cyprus Mail (https://cyprus-mail.com/2020/09/23/christodoulides-cyprus-did-not-veto-eu-sanctions-on-belarus/)… Nicosia did not decide to veto an EU decision to impose sanctions against Belarus unless the bloc also took action against Turkey, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said on Wednesday. Cyprus did, however, insist that the agreement at foreign ministers’ level on the discussion of both issues be implemented, he said. Numerous […]

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Sep
2020

Lawyer For Opposition Leader Kolesnikova Reportedly Detained In Belarus Amid Contested Election, Mass ProtestsLawyer For Opposition Leader Kolesnikova Reportedly Detained In Belarus Amid Contested Election, Mass Protests

Belarusian officials reportedly detained Maria Kolesnikova’s lawyer Thursday after she was charged with resisting police and attending an unauthorized protest. Police confirmed Lyudmila Kazak’s arrest after she went missing on Thursday, according to the Associated Press.  Kazak represents Maria Kolesnikova who is a leader of the activist group The Coordination Council. Kolesnikova’s appeal of arrest […]

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Sep
2020

400 Protesters Reportedly Detained In Belarus, Demand Lukashenko Resignation400 Protesters Reportedly Detained In Belarus, Demand Lukashenko Resignation

Over 400 protesters were reportedly detained Sunday in Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, after demanding President Alexander Lukashenko resign. Minsk was guarded by soldiers who blocked off portions of the city center with water cannons, barbed wire and armored carriers, according to the Associated Press.  Opposition supporters hold a former white-red-white flag of Belarus […]

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