European Green Party stands in solidarity with Belarusian strikers

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The European Green Party voiced its support for the Belarusian protests today, as the workers and students across the country began yet another strike in a call for freedom and democracy in the country.

Via the European Green’s social media

“We stand in solidarity with the workers and students in Belarus who are striking for democracy and freedom in the country.
A new election that is free and fair must be held under the supervision of the @osceorg, and police brutality towards protesters must be stopped immediately.”

The protests in Belarus over the past weeks have been for the resignation of current authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, who was inaugurated in secret just two months prior. Many protestors have been met with violent arrests by Belarusian police.

Lukashenko maintains that this civil unrest is entirely due to outside sources.

Joshua Allan

Joshua Allan is from Beamsville, Ontario and graduated from Bishop's University in June 2020, having studied Foreign Languages and Politics. His political activity in his community includes advocating for environmental rights in the Fridays for Future march in Sherbrooke, QC, in October 2019. His interests include Canadian and international politics, environmental politics, and Indigenous rights.

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