Belarus: Antifascist detained to serve 18 months of forced labour for a street performance

Belarussian activist, antifascist and the singer of street punk band Mister X– Igor Bancer has been sent to a work camp following a court verdict sentencing him to 18 months of forced labour. Igor is no stranger to state oppression and has been arrested multiple times in the past. This time, Bancer was detained and

Ukrainian special services assist Lukashenka’s regime to repress Belarusian anarchists

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs responded to the request from the Belarusian security officials sent through Interpol and are attempting to deport two Belarusian anarchists: Alexei Bolenkov (known as Max Belorus) and Artur Kondratovich, to their home country. Alexei Bolenkov came to Ukraine in 2013 to participate in

Moscow court approves extradition of Belarusian antifascist facing rioting charges

Last week, the Moscow City Court ruled to extradite to Belarus an anti-fascist from the city of Brest Andrei Kazimirov. Back in Belarus, Kazimirov is facing criminal charges for alleged rioting. He is facing from three to eight years custodial sentence. “The Moscow City Court considered the complaints of Kazimirov and his defenders against the

ABC Belarus calls for week of solidarity with anarchists and antifascists of Belarus

Below, Freedom reproduces the callout released by ABC Belarus, urging for a week of solidarity with anarchists and antifascists persecuted by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko to take place 23-30 November. Anarchists have always stood up against tyranny and dictatorship, regardless of the colour of the flag raised by authoritarianism over this or that corner

Support revolution in Belarus

ABC Belarus has set up a fundraiser to support anarchists in their struggle against the authoritarian regime of Alexander Lukashenko. Below, Freedom publishes their callout for donations. For over three months, people in Belarus have been fighting against the authoritarian regime. In 26 years, dictator Lukashenko has built a system aimed at suppressing any political

Open letter in support of Belarus anarchist revolutionaries

Several anarchist groups from Belarus have published a joint open letter in solidarity with four recently arrested Belarussian anarchists. Freedom is reproducing it below. What’s happened? On October 22 in Soligorsk (Belarus) administrative building of State committee of the forensic examination was attacked and cars were set on fire at the parking lot of Soligorsk