Mass protests began in Belarus on August 9. Belarusian society rallied against election fraud. Authorities opposed the protest with all available police forces, special services and brutality. ” All means of expression are limited. According to the media outlets access to the Internet is also restricted in the country.
PEN Georgia expresses solidarity with the people of Belarus, who are engaged in a crucial struggle against the dictatorship. We hope the will of the free people will win.