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Belarus: Tent Camp Demolished, Protesters Arrested

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

Riot police began their operation at 3 am Minsk time and after 15 minutes the camp was demolished and the protesters arrested. br23 blog and Rush-Mush have updates on the aftermath: the amazingly slanted coverage [1] on the Russian-language EuroNews; Minsk residents’ approval of the regime's actions [2]; a sample leaflet [3] distributed by the opposition in Minsk now; translation of LJ user kurt-belaruspost-operation appeal [4]; translation of one protester's account [5] of the operation on Radio Liberty's Belarusian Service.