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23.01.2011 Statement By the Rada of The Belarusian Democratic Republic in Exile
28th December 2010

The Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic (the BNR Rada) expresses its concern regarding the brutal repressions against opposition activists, political and human rights organisations, as well as journalists of the independent mass media, which have been unfolding in Belarus in the wake of the so-called presidential “elections” of 19 December, and which are currently gaining in scale. These repressions have involved not only the activists themselves but also their family members.
23.01.2011 StatementBy the Office for a Democratic Belarus (Brussels)
And the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies

on events of December 19, 2010 in Minsk
23.01.2011 Demonstration in London
The following text was composed and distributed in front of the Belarus Embassy 19-21 December, 2010 by Belarusians of London and friends for freedom of Belarus.
23.01.2011 BNR Rada Rejects Election Results
The Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in Exile (BNR) condemns the brutal actions of the Lukashenka regime against the peaceful protest demonstration held in Minsk on 19 December. The BNR Rada calls on the West’s governments not to accept the results of the presidential election in Belarus, in so far as they were falsified, and the declared “winner” Alexander Lukashenka was constitutionally disqualified from running.
23.01.2011 The Center for Belarusian Studies
Press Release
23.01.2011 Declaration by the Coordinating Committee of Belarusians of Canada
The events taking place in Belarus after the so called elections show yet again the terrible truth about the dictatorial regime that for the last 16 years has settled in the center of Europe.
23.01.2011 STATEMENT
adopted by members of the Belarusan-American Association monitoring the results of the presidential election in Belarus on December 19, 2010.
22.01.2011 Belarus’ Return to Europe
- Scholarly Conference in Warsaw-

This conference was held in Warsaw on November 12-14, 2010. Its full title was: ”Returning to Europe; Belarus’ Past and Future.” It was organized by the Institute of Civic Space and Public Policy at the Lazarski University of Warsaw, Poland, and co-financed by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation , the Open Society Institute, and the National Endowment for Democracy.
06.07.2010 Ivonka Survilla Reelected President of BNR Rada
The 27th session of the Rada (Council) of the Belarusian National Republic (BNR) took place in London on April 17, 2010. The session was held in the assembly hall of the Association of Belarusians of the United Kingdom
06.07.2010 BNR Rada On Nuclear Power in Belarus
The Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic (BNR) in exile, convened for its XXVII plenary session in London on the 18th April 2010, has adopted a resolution titled “Against the Construction of Nuclear Power Station in Belarus.”
13.04.2010 Mort Wins 2009 Lannan Literary Award
Valzhyna Mort was born in Minsk, Belarus in 1981. Her first collection, I’m as Thin as Your Eyelashes, was published prior to her moving to the U.S. in 2005. Her first US poetry collection is Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon Press, 2008), co-translated by the husband-and-wife team of Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright. The book has been translated into Swedish and Russian. It is the first Belarusian-English poetry book ever published in the U.S.
13.04.2010 Belarusian Opposition Protests in Prague
Prague, Feb. 14 - About 20 young people with historical Belarusian flags and banners featuring opposition representatives Tatiana Shaputska and Auhien Afnahel staged a rally protesting the persecution of democratic youth organizations in Belarus yesterday.
11.01.2010 CBS Symposium at Southwestern College
The Center for Belarusian Studies at Southwestern College organized and held a major symposium October 6 and 7, 2009, on the topic “Higher Education and Civil Society in Belarus.” The conference - held on Southwestern’s campus in Winfield, Kansas - brought together leading specialists in the subject area from Belarus, from the North America Belarusian Diaspora, and from the diplomatic arena.
11.01.2010 Khalip Gets Journalism Award
The prestigious Courage in Journalism Award of the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) was granted to the famous Belarusian journalist, Iryna Khalip, in New York on October 20, 2009. Khalip won the award together with Cameroonian reporter, Agnes Taile, and a journalist from Iran, Jila Baniyaghoob.
05.07.2009 Congress of New Belarusian Diaspora
The Second Congress of the New Belarusian Diaspora of Europe and the USA took place in Strasbourg, France, on April 24-28, 2009. The New Belarusian Leaders Forum: Renaissance Generation addressed the matters of cooperation between the EU and Belarus united the representatives of the younger cohort of Belarusian émigrés in the EU and the USA.
05.07.2009 Declaration of the Belarusian Opposition On Eastern Partnership
We welcome the idea of the Eastern Partnership and express our appreciation to the EU for including Belarus in this programme.
05.07.2009 CBS International Summer School for Belarusian Studies in Poland
The Center for Belarusian Studies at Southwestern College (Winfield, KS) invites undergraduate and graduate students to participate in its first International Summer School for Belarusian Studies from July 6 to August 7, 2009.
05.07.2009 Exhibition of Belarusian Posters Revisits Brussels
On April 24 sunny Brussels hosted the opening of the exhibition ‘Visual code of the time: post-Soviet poster art in Belarus’. It was the second presentation of this exhibition in Brussels. After the Administration Communale d’Evere and Curieus Evere, the Centre culturel Forest expressed its great interest in presenting Belarusian posters to Brussels’ public.
05.07.2009 Belarus Days in Prague
A series of events with the participation of the Belarusian opposition's representatives took place in the Czech capital on May 4-7 in the framework of the 'Belarusian Days in Prague'.
25.03.2009 Free Theater’s Success in Sweden
In the Swedish city of Lund a world premiere of “Eurepica.Challenge” has taken place.
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Declaration by the Coordinating Committee of Belarusians of Canada (23.01.2011)
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Statement By the Rada of The Belarusian Democratic Republic in Exile
28th December 2010
STATEMENT (23.01.2011)
BNR Rada Rejects Election Results (23.01.2011)
A backfire in Belarus (23.01.2011)
Demonstration in London (23.01.2011)
StatementBy the Office for a Democratic Belarus (Brussels)
And the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies
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Belarus Police Arrest Opposition Leaders (23.01.2011)
No Business as Usual (23.01.2011)
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