Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Solidarity Day in Minsk

The Solidarity Day, has already become a tradition for the Belarusian opposition. It is held on the 16th of every month. The 16th represents September 16, 1999, when opposition leader Viktar Hanchar and former businessman Anatol Krasouski "disappeared" in Minsk. This February, more than 70 people gathered on the October Square in the center of Minsk. There have been some scuffles, several people were hurt, but no arrests took place.

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