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Belarus: The Purpose of the Protest in Minsk

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Belarus, Digital Activism, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Protest, Youth

Ivan Lenin at Rush-Mush translates [1] a Belarusian LJ user's eloquent explanation of what the protest in Minsk is about: “The current resistance is a note of protest. A revolution probably won't happen. But there is a hope that the authorities will remember the tents on the square, next time they consider making an unconstitutional desicion.”