General strike in Belarus: revolt against your government

In Belarus have joined in, apparently, many employees of state-owned enterprises to a General strike. You protest against alleged electoral fraud by the Belarus

General strike in Belarus: revolt against your government

In Belarus have joined in, apparently, many employees of state-owned enterprises to a General strike. You protest against alleged electoral fraud by the Belarusian President and long time ruler Alexandr Lukashenka and the violence since the presidential election on Sunday by security forces in the country. Opponents of the President had called for Tuesday to dispute.

recordings of the independent portal Tut.by show the workers of the state Minsk automobile plant MAZ, which have placed hundreds of their work, and "elections" chant. On Tuesday the General Director of MAZ had assured, they are working as usual. As the Belarusian Journalist Franak Viačorka, wrote on Thursday on Twitter, go on strike, the employees of the Belarusian state Philharmonic hall in the capital, Minsk. Photos show stolen, how to keep in front of the concert building, masks, flowers in their hands and a string of Letters form that says: "My voice." Demands for an end to the violence, or "for the Nation" to be loud.

Viačorka and at the University of Bremen researchers from Belarusian political scientist Olga Dryndova of the recordings that strike should be the end of the employees of the state-owned vehicle manufacturer BelAZ in the city of Zhodzina, approximately 55 kilometres to the East of Minsk to share on Twitter as well. A Video from a state-run company in the North Belarusian city of Hrodna shows how employees ' questions: "Where are his eighty percent?" You have to play in order on the vote share, the Lukashenka in the election on Sunday, according to the official results received. Meanwhile, more and more people took to the streets in the capital Minsk and other cities of the country in the course of the Thursday, than has hitherto been the case; usually, the protests had the evening to a climax.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 11:20

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