Freedom Day

Ihar Barysau / Facebook

Ihar Barysau has to pay 765 roubles.

Natallya Basalyha-Harachka /  novychas.by

The Kurapaty defender was detained at the entrance to Kiev Public Garden on March 24.

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Opinion writer Aliaksei Karpeka shares his take on how the future Freedom Day festivities can be enjoyed en masse.

Svetlana Alexievich at a 'Intellectual Club' session in Minsk / Zmicier Lukashuk, Euroradio

Belarusian writer and Nobel Prize laureate Svetlana Alexievich has commented on the recent events - Freedom Day and detentions.

Zmicier Dashkevich, Anatstasia Dashkevich, Pavek Sevyarynets in court / Euroradio​

A Belarus court finds the opposition activist guilty of violating the law on mass events by calling for a rally in Kurapaty.

Lavon Volski upon release / Roman Pratasevich, Euroradio

4 Belarusian rock musicians were detained earlier today when trying to do a gig in a pedestrian street to mark Freedom Day.

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The Belarusian musicians wanted to do a small gig in a pedastrian street in downtown Minsk to mark Freedom Day.

Raman Pratasevich, Euroradio

Belarus’ independence was declared for the first time 101 years ago on 25 March 1918.

Roman Pratasevich, Euroradio

Over 5000 people attended the Freedom Day concert in Kalozha Park in Hrodna on 23 March 2019.