Stop the violence in Belarus

Support for the nonviolent protests

Women in Black are organizing protest in blackness and silence, 9th. 09. 2020. from 13-14pm in front of the Belarus Embassy, Deligradska 13.

Alexander Lukashenko is the president of Belarus since 1994, and is known as “last European dictator”. On the elections held in August, he won again. However, the opposition is refusing to recognize the results of elections, claiming they are a setup. Across the country, many people went out to protest. State reacted to peaceful and nonviolent protests with violence, using military and police to clash the demonstrations. Many people were injured, many arrested, and some even got killed.people that are protesting for more than a month use a wide range of nonviolent methods (demonstrations, protesting marches, online activism, blocking the traffic, civil disobedience, general strike), and on such protests they are requesting:

On this occasion, Women in Black:

We hope that the citizens of Belarus will get to live in a free country, free from dictatorship, and on this occasion we express solidarity with nonviolent resistance of Belarus women.