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Belarus: Women at the forefront of human rights struggle

Amnesty 07 Mar 2021
Women who have played prominent roles in the protests sweeping Belarus are subject to reprisals and threats, Amnesty International said today ... “In a deeply patriarchal society with endemic domestic violence, women in Belarus have risked everything to stand up for their beliefs ... Belarus. Cultural scene in peril as crackdown escalates Belarus.
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Belarus to promote trade ties with Pakistan: envoy

The News International 03 Mar 2021
He said art, culture and literature could play an important role in strengthening ties between both the countries. He said Belarus wanted promotion of trade ties with Pakistan ... .
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PU, Belarus to promote bilateral relations

Urdu Point 02 Mar 2021
Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr ... He said that art, culture and literature could play an important role in strengthening ties between both the countries. He said that Belarus also aimed at promotion of trade ties with Pakistan ... Later, Mr Metelitsa presented Belarus's national flag to the VC ....
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Belarus culture figures face severe repression for criticising 'Europe's last dictator', amnesty report reveals

The Art Newspaper 26 Feb 2021
The cultural sphere in Belarus is facing severe repression, including arrest and torture of actors, artists, musicians and poets, according to a report released by Amnesty International ... “[Cultural figures] have experienced unrelenting repression from government departments, ...
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West ‘obsessed’ with imposing its own version of democracy in Belarus, country’s FM claims, urging ...

Russia Today 26 Feb 2021
Some might get there faster than others, but you need to take into account the different ways that nations develop and their cultures.” This, he said, has been the source of “a number of problems in relations between the West and Belarus, but also [between the West] and Russia.”.
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Belarus: Cultural scene in peril as crackdown escalates

Amnesty 22 Feb 2021
Belarus’ vibrant cultural scene is being suffocated amid the brutal crackdown on dissent, with authorities arbitrarily detaining and torturing artists, musicians, writers and actors, and forcing others out of their jobs, Amnesty International said today ... Belarus’s cultural sector.
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Iran’s Pavillion Draws Attention at Minsk Int’l Book Fair

Kayhan 20 Feb 2021
Referring to the role of book fairs in strengthening the relations between the nations of the world, Ambassador Saeed Yari emphasized the development of cultural and artistic cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Belarus.
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Belarus: Crackdown on Children

Amnesty 08 Feb 2021
The shocking government clampdown on dissent in Belarus demonstrates a blatant disregard for human rights. children, cultural figures, women, pensioners, medical workers, students and academics, trade unionists and other groups have all been targeted ... repression in Belarus.
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'Iran, Bejeweled Land' expo opens in Belarus

Irna 03 Feb 2021
Tehran, Feb 3, IRNAThe Iranian cultural exhibition called 'Iran, Bejeweled Land', opened at the Art Gallery in Belarus, Minsk on the occasion of 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution victory ....
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President hails ROK, Belarus ties

China Daily 27 Jan 2021
Noting that next year marks the 30th anniversary of China-ROK diplomatic relations, Xi said the development of bilateral ties is facing new opportunities and he would like to announce the start of the Year of China-ROK Cultural Exchanges together with the ROK president.
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UK nonprofit aims to raise awareness of Belarusian Holocaust story

Cleveland Jewish News 19 Jan 2021
A Holocaust education program in the United Kingdom is working to tell the story of Belarusian Jews during World War II with the goal of the conversation being to cross cultural lines. Holocaust education may be common in some countries, but in Belarus, a country once part of the former USSR, that isn’t the case.
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Rebranding Belarus: Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya asks Lithuania to rename her country to eliminate Russian link

Russia Today 12 Jan 2021
For years, Belarus has been one of the countries least widely known outside of Eastern Europe ... power’ in Belarus ... According to her, “this would be a sign of Lithuanian respect for the sovereignty of Belarus and a continuation of the cultural identity of the Belarusian people.
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Belarus authorities detain at least 6 in tax investigation of local press club

CPJ 05 Jan 2021
Press Club Belarus is a professional trade organization that conducts educational and cultural initiatives relating to journalism, hosts professional development events, and produces media content, according to its website ... All six individuals were arrested as part of a tax evasion investigation into Press Club Belarus, according to news reports.
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Belarus Charges Leaders Of Independent Press Club With Tax Crimes As Crackdown Continues

Radio Free Europe 31 Dec 2020
Belarus's Committee for State Control said it had launched preliminary investigations into "facts of violation of the taxation laws of the Republic of Belarus by the staff members of the Press Club Journalistic Workshop cultural-educational organization linked among other things to financial support from abroad.".
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Belarusian Press Club Chief, Associates Detained For Alleged Tax Law 'Violations'

Radio Free Europe 23 Dec 2020
Meanwhile, the Committee for State Control said late on December 22 that it launched preliminary investigations into "facts of violation of the taxation laws of the Republic of Belarus by the staff members of the Press Club Journalistic Workshop cultural-educational ...
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