European youth for freedom and democracy...

European youth for freedom and democracy in Belarus
On 18 March 2013, on the occasion of the 7th unfortunate anniversary of Lukashenka’s condemned election victory, we, representatives of European youth, denounce the persisting human rights violation in Belarus. The last presidential elections on 19th of December 2010 ended in mass detentions of protesters, with leaders of opposition being imprisoned, independent media cracked down,...

Liberal Belarus Raise Your Glass Campaig...

Liberal Belarus Raise Your Glass Campaign
As we all go into a troubled but free 2013 throughout all of Europe, one country remains suffering the oppression of a dictator. Belarus under the reign of Alexander Lukashenko deprives people of the opportunity to say what they want to say, do what they want to do and to lead the lives they would choose. The fundamental rights don’t apply. Belarusians stepping up for their personal...

Liberal Youth make some noise for human ...

Liberal Youth make some noise for human rights
Last week, on a cold December afternoon Liberal Youth continued their campaign for human rights in Belarus, a country often described as “Europe’s Last Dictatorship”. They were joined by the Free Belarus Now group, lead by Irina Bogdanova (sister of an ex-Presidential candidate) in a demonstration outside the Belarusian embassy in London. The event was called “Make Some Noise...

Liberal Youth’s Teddy Bear Campaig...

Liberal Youth’s Teddy Bear Campaign for Belarus
Using teddy bears, Liberal Youth has kickstarted a campaign raising awareness of Europe’s Last Dictatorship. Alexender Lukashenka, President of Belarus, has become known as ‘Europe’s last dictator’. Lukashenka has now turned his authoritarian regime on soft toys. In August, two journalists were arrested in Belarus for protesting against the regime by taking a photo of...

Jonge Democraten held Street Action in T...

Jonge Democraten held Street Action in The Hague
Sunday the 25th of March is the independence day of Belarus, as celebrated by the opposition. A week after the questionable deaths of the two alleged Minsk metro bombers, this was the day to go to the streets and protest for a democratic Belarus. In Minsk there was a big protest and in The Netherlands, we decided to give our support. We were appalled by the current situation in Belarus,...

Liberal Youth Forum on Belarus in London

Liberal Youth Forum on Belarus in London
On Monday 6th February a packed room at the National Liberal Club took part in a forum on Belarus, co-hosted by Liberal Youth and Liberal International British Group.  The event covered a wide range of the problems the country currently faces; such as an oppressive dictatorship, lack of human rights and failing economy.  Belarus is often branded the ‘Last Dictatorship in Europe’...

Art Against Dictatorship in Norway

Art Against Dictatorship in Norway
Yesterday the exhibition Art Against Dictatorship had its opening in Oslo, Norway. The exhibition is made by artists Aleksander Pushkin, Yelena Sarikas and Aleksandr Shaternik, and the first attended the opening in Oslo. In addition to the exhibition Liberal Youth of Norway (NUV) will have serveral other activities relating to Belarus in the coming days. Links related to Art Against...

Whiterussia Becomes Belarus

Whiterussia Becomes Belarus
In new Swedish dictionaries one can finally see that Belarus is called Belarus. Earlier it has been known as Vitryssland (Whiterussia) in Sweden but there has been an immense work from liberals to change the name. Belarus is still officially knwon as Vitryssland in Sweden, but after the victory with dictionaries there is great hope for the government to make if final.

Swedish tips about Belarus

For Swedish speaking readers Martin Uggla, who heads Östgruppen and works for Forum Syd, is writing about Belarus in his blog http://vitryssland.wordpress.com/. Also there is a campaign up in Sweden for informing about Belarus, and the responsible liberals are twittering as FreeBelarus.

18 March campaign by Gothenburg, Sweden

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