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'Civil Resistance: Belarus 2020+' Documentary screening & panel discussion at Europe House, London

On December 12, 2023, Professor Korosteleva, IGSD Director, engaged in a discussion on Civil Resistance in Belarus at Europe House, London. The event shed light on Belarus' struggle against Lukashenka's regime, the impact of Russia's war on Ukraine, and ongoing repression. The screening of 'Civil Resistance: Belarus 2020+' highlighted the resilience of Belarusians amid adversity, with Lithuania supporting and sheltering those fleeing repression. The panel discussion included Prof. Elena Korosteleva, Parisa Savoji, Jon Parker, and Sir Tony Lloyd, addressing the situation and advocating for human rights. The event coincided with International Human Rights Day and the Sakharov Prize, recognizing outstanding contributions to freedom of thought. The documentary explored Lukashenka's rise to power and Belarusian resistance against his authoritarian regime. The Q&A session featured key figures discussing the challenges and aspirations of the Belarusian people.

Fri 15 Dec 2023, 18:15 | Tags: Belarus Ukraine Russia's war Elena Korosteleva 2023