March 25 demonstration in Minsk

The Charter ’97 Press Center reports from yesterdays demonstration in Minsk, Belarus. The March 25 demonstration was to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the Belarusian National Republic. Some of the slogans used was: “European Belarus”, “Independence”, and “No union with imperalist Russia”. Several in the opposition was arrested before the...

What’s Eating Europe?

How come Europe has not taken further and/or stronger steps toward taking a stand against Lukashenka’s regime in Belarus? According to Stanislau Shushkevich, in an interview for Radio Racjya (as reported in the Charter ’97 Press Centre) it is ambivalence and fear of a new situation like the one in Georgia last summer. Shushkevich is a former head of the Supreme Council in...