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[Thread] This is the message I have received from a very scared member of the campaign team of Svetlana . Most of her regional campaign team have been arrested, she is trying to locate them in detention centres. She received threatening calls from authorities...

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[Thread] 's masked and plain clothes police grabbing and detaining people off the streets. Crackdown ahead presidential elections between incumbent and opposition candidate Svetlana

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@dansup Should be able to work with @fedilab? I did have my pixelfed.social account connected on before but now when I try reconnect it I get a server error 500 after I approve the authorisation request.

Belarus crackdown’s next victim: Its booming IT sector

‘We cannot invest in a country where people live in fear.’

politico.eu/article/belarus-cr

'Lies, lies, lies': Belarusian journalists on working for state media

Belarusian journalists are quitting their jobs at state-run media companies. They told Euronews why.

euronews.com/2020/08/23/it-was

The governments and organizations that built their #COVID19 #ContactTracing apps on #Google/Apple Bluetooth tech are now waking up to the fact that Google requires sending them a constant stream of location data in order to use that API nytimes.com/2020/07/20/technol

Revealed: how the industry is waging war against climate action

In a nationwide blitz, gas companies and their allies fight climate efforts that they consider an existential threat to their business

theguardian.com/environment/20

Will there be room for equality, respect, dignity and human rights, for the community in a under President Svetlana ?

In , fighting for democracy — and LGBTQ rights - POLITICO.eu - politico.eu/article/in-belarus

"Stop hitting us! We just want the right vote count!"
250 women went out in white with flowers to Komarovka market to protest the violent actions of security forces and solidarity with the victims. #Belarus #Belarusprotests

If this chain of women & girls in , is not giving you the feels, I don't know what will.
There is a lovely country, with lovely people (not you Luka, not you thug police & KGB) in the heart of Europe, and it's beaten by it's own President & his thugs in uniforms.

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У Комаровского рынка в Минске сотни девушек в белом с красными цветами в руках встали в длинную цепь

zona.media/online/2020/08/12/b

Видео: «Наша Нива»

🐦🔗: twitter.com/mediazona_by/statu

She had to remove the sim card from her phone to avoid the state run mobile telecom tracking her. She's trying call me on Telegram often in a panic. But with the internet being blockaded, our connections are too weak for calls to get through. This is life in 's Belarus

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...she has had to flee her home. She has been communicating with me on a daily basis the past two weeks. She's kept me informed what is happening on the ground in her campaign team. She was so afraid we had to go through safety and security options, mapping embassies...

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[Thread] This is the message I have received from a very scared member of the campaign team of Svetlana . Most of her regional campaign team have been arrested, she is trying to locate them in detention centres. She received threatening calls from authorities...

Svetlana leaves as police clash again with election protesters - The Washington Post

KEY POINTS: "...she agreed to leave Belarus as part of a deal she made with authorities to free Maria Moroz, her campaign manager...Svetlana had no other choice. Belarusan authorities took her out of the country"

washingtonpost.com/world/europ

Belarus opposition candidate implies threat to children after leaving country

Svetlana , campaign manager Maria Moroz and senior campaign ally Veronika , all forced to flee for safety.

theguardian.com/world/2020/aug

Opposition Candidate Leaves Amid Protests

KEY POINT: "But an ally of Tsikhanouskaya, Maryya Kalesnikava, said on August 11 that the video statement was made under duress after Tsikhanouskaya had been held without a lawyer for three hours by "high-ranking law enforcement" officers"

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