Belarus: The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same…

  Arrests on Freedom Day: On 25 March around 1500 opposition supporters gathered in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, to mark the 99th anniversary of the founding of the, short-lived, Belarusian People‚Äôs Republic in 1918. The authorities responded with force, sending in riot police to detain 700 people who had been participating in the rally or … Continue reading Belarus: The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same…