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Parliamentary elections set for September 23

Opposition forces are ready for September\'s parliamentary elections...

Investigative Committee examining complaint by wife of imprisoned opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka

  A Vitsyebsk district department of the Investigative Committee is examining a complaint by Syarhey Kavalenka’s wife about a video of the imprisoned opposition activist that has been posted on the Internet by prison officers.

Opposition activist in Baranavichy facing dismissal from government-owned company

  The administration of Baranavichy Plant of Auto Units has refused to extend an employment contract with opposition activist Ryhor Hryk over what the man believes are his political activities.

Bandarenka detained, searched at Lithuanian border

Opposition politician Dzmitry Bandarenka, who was released from prison in April, was taken off a Minsk-bound train...

Rada of Belarusian Intelligentsia concerned about lack of unity among opposition

  The Rada (Council) of the Belarusian Intelligentsia is concerned about a lack of unity among the country’s opposition forces, Chairman Uladzimir Kolas said at a meeting in Mahilyow on Thursday.

Lukashenka opponents plan to form «Belarusian transitional government» abroad

Former officers of Belarus’ Armed Forces and law-enforcement agencies living abroad plan to form a “Belarusian transition government”...

Lithuanian foreign minister «tired» of plans for supporting Belarus \' opposition

  Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Azubalis has revealed that he is "tired of all the plans for supporting the opposition in Belarus."

Opposition politician urges EU to get tougher on Belarus

  Belarus' first formal head of state has urged the European Union to get as much tough on Alyaksandr Lukashenka's regime as it is on the Ukrainian government.

Opposition youth’s home searched ahead of Chernobyl anniversary march

Law enforcement officers conducted a search at the home of a member of an opposition youth group called Malady Front in Minsk on April 23.

Two opposition youths arrested in Minsk subway

  Two activists of an opposition youth group called Malady Front were arrested in the Minsk subway on the evening of April 7.

United Civic Party to launch “campaign for fair elections”

  Participants at the opposition United Civic Party (UCP)’s convention held in Minsk on Saturday decided that the party should launch a “campaign for fair elections.”

Authorities permit «Dzen Voli» demonstration

The Minsk City Executive Committee has sanctioned a traditional opposition demonstration that is expected to take place on March 25...

Two opposition politicians prevented from crossing border into Lithuania

  Syarhey Kalyakin and Viktar Karnyayenka, co-chairpersons of the Campaign for Fair Elections, were prevented from crossing the border into Lithuania on Saturday evening.

Three more opposition activists arrested

  Two opposition activists were arrested by police in Barysaw, Minsk region, on Friday morning, reported a human rights group called Vyasna (Spring).

Opposition activist Pavel Vinahradaw rearrested after serving out jail term

Pavel Vinahradaw, leader of the “Tell the Truth!” movement’s youth wing called Zmena, served out his 10-day jail sentence on March 2 but was immediately rearrested and was expected to be held in custody pending his new trial on March 5.

Hunger-striking opposition activist Kavalenka gets married in Vitsyebsk jail

  Hunger-striking opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka and Alena Kavalenka got married in a detention center in Vitsyebsk on Friday.

Family, associates urge international community to “save” hunger-striking opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka

  The family and associates of Syarhey Kavalenka have urged the international community to use all available means to save the life of the hunger-striking opposition activist.