Yury Hubarevich

European People’s Party denounces human rights violations in Belarus

The European People’s Party (EPP) adopted a resolution denouncing human rights violations in Belarus at a meeting in Copenhagen on September 5. In particular, the resolution criticizes mass arrests of peaceful demonstrators this past spring.

Opposition organizations drawing up preliminary lists of parliamentary hopefuls

 Opposition organizations are drawing up preliminary lists of contenders for this year’s elections for the House of Representatives.

Opposition activists stage Chernobyl anniversary march in Minsk

Opposition activists staged a traditional demonstration in Minsk on Sunday to mark the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident...

Organizers of People`s Referendum campaign aiming to secure majority support

The main objective of the People`s Referendum campaign is to secure the support of a majority of Belarusians and use public opinion to put pressure...

Opposition activists stage traditional Dzyady march

An estimated crowd of about 400 people staged an annual commemorative march in Minsk on Sunday to honor the memory of Stalin terror victims...

Opposition politician warns EU against focusing exclusively on contacts with government

The European Union\'s European Dialogue on Modernization with Belarus may turn into a means of establishing contacts exclusively with the Belarusian government...

Freedom Day demonstration staged in Minsk

Up to 1000 people took part in a “Dzen Voli” demonstration that was staged in Minsk on March 24 to mark 95 years since the proclamation of the short-lived 1918 Belarusian National Republic...

Milinkevich reelected as leader of Movement for Freedom

Milinkevich said that he was ready to be pro-democracy forces’ common candidate to compete against Alyaksandr Lukashenka in the next, 2015 presidential election...

Election observer detained by police for more than seven hours after she spots “carousel” voter

An election observer was arrested and held at a police station for more than seven hours after she spotted a woman casting a ballot for a second time in Frunzenskaya Electoral District No. 101 in Minsk.

European Coalition not admitted to Belarusian Independence Bloc

The Council of the Belarusian Independence Bloc (BIB), an alliance of several opposition organizations, on Tuesday denied membership to the European Coalition contrary to expectations, Yury Hubarevich, deputy chairman of the Movement for Freedom, told

Justice ministry finally grants registration to Movement for Freedom

We don't have any euphoria about this decision,the organization will continue to work as usual...

Belarusian Popular Front threatens election boycott

The Belarusian Popular Front has warned that it may withdraw its nominees from September’s elections if authorities do not stop pressure...

Justice ministry rejects second registration application from Movement for Freedom

The justice ministry has turned down a second application for registration from the Movement for Freedom, an opposition organization led by former presidential candidate Alyaksandr Milinkevich, Belapan reports.