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Oct 15, 2013, 22:30 ET

Major Belarusian Politicians Talk to Their Country Via New York Radio

 The opposition movement in the Republic of Belarus is virtually inexistent, as many political opponents of the current president Alexander G....

Oct 14, 2013, 17:47 ET
Human rights group believes that time for cartoons is over as the human rights situation in Belarus is getting worse. Alexander Lukashenko takes political prisoners hostage and more political pressure from the EU and the US is needed to help release them.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Belarusian Organization: Situation in Belarus is Getting Worse

 NGOs are raising awareness of the human rights crisis in Belarus as the EU is to review and possibly extend targeted sanctions against the...

Oct 14, 2013, 17:21 ET

Belarusians Living Abroad Join the UN in Calling On Belarus to Stop Executions

 US-based non-profit organization 'Belarusians in Exile' (BiE), comprised of Belarusians who were forced out of their country because of...

Oct 14, 2013, 13:50 ET
Belarusian Human Rights Organization Calls on  Poker Federation to use the "Dictatorship Deck" in support of human rights in Belarus.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Human Rights Group Invites Poker Federation to Use "Dictatorship" Deck

 US-based non-profit organization Belarusians in Exile (BiE), dedicated to promoting the return of democracy and basic human rights to...

Oct 14, 2013, 02:06 ET

Deck of Cards with Belarusian Officials and Businessmen Who Support the Dictatorial Regime Released in the US

Deck of cards depicting Belarusian government officials and businessmen linked to Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko was released in the US...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:28 ET

Human Rights Organization: Belarus Has Taken its First Russian Political Prisoner

 'Belarusians in Exile', a non-profit organization, has called on the EU and the US to review its policy towards Belarus in light of the fact...

Aug 13, 2013, 08:04 ET

Study: the UK Parliament Ready to Support Additional Sanctions Against Alexander Lukashenko's Regime

 44% of British MPs are ready to support tougher sanctions against Alexander Lukashenko's regime, a survey by influential British...

Aug 12, 2013, 08:46 ET
Belarusian Organization Calling on Germany to Expand Sanctions Against Belarus with a series of cartoons. Germany is one of Belarus's largest trading partners despite existing EU sanctions against the Lukashenko regime.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Belarusian Organization Calling on Germany to Expand Sanctions Against Belarus. With a Kiss.

 The famous Berlin Wall mural depicting Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev passionately kissing Eastern German General Secretary Erich Honecker...

Aug 12, 2013, 08:31 ET

Expert: America's Policy Towards Belarus is Not Clouded by Oil and Politics

Andrey Suzdaltsev, Russian political scientist and expert on Belarus, believes that the dictatorial regime enforced in Belarus by president...

Aug 09, 2013, 08:19 ET
The cartoon has been released by Belarusians in Exile, a New York-based nonprofit founded by Belarusians forced to leave their country because of human rights violations and persecution. It highlights the authoritarian ruler's clampdown on LGBT rights in the former Soviet nation, often called the last dictatorship in Europe.  The human rights organization is calling for increased sanctions against the pariah state.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Belarusian Organization: Better a Dictator than Gay? Not really.

 Move over, RuPaul. Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenka is the most fabulous drag queen of them all in a new cartoon that shows him...

Jul 30, 2013, 08:14 ET

Human Rights Organizations Continue Protests Against International Banks Providing Services to Belarusian Potash Company

 Belarusian human rights organizations have staged protests in New York and London against major financial institutions providing banking...

Jul 29, 2013, 08:18 ET
Human rights organization protesting against Deutsche Bank providing services to Belarusian State companies.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Human Rights Organization Calls on Deutsche Bank to Review its Partnership with Belarusian Potash Company

In July, Belarusians in Exile, a New York-based human rights organization devoted to promoting democracy in Belarus, called on Deutsche Bank to...

Jul 22, 2013, 18:02 ET
Belarusian organizations protested in Washington D.C. against new IMF loans to the dictatorial regime of Alexander Lukashenko. Belarusians also called on the EU and the US government to expand targeted sanctions against the regime.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Belarusian Organizations Protest Against New IMF Loans for Lukashenko

 On July 20, Belarusian organizations staged a protest in front of the International Monetary Fund headquarters in Washington D.C., urging the...

Jun 18, 2013, 19:38 ET
Human rights group staged a protest in London calling for expanding sanctions against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Wave of Protests Around the World Calls for Tougher Stand Against Dictatorship in Belarus

 Belarusian activists are staging public protests in different European and US cities over the summer to call attention to the issue and to...

Jun 02, 2013, 11:15 ET
Belarusian groups protest against major Western financial institutions providing banking services to State Belarusian companies that support the dictatorial regime.  (PRNewsFoto/Belarusians in Exile)

Belarusian Human Rights Group Continues To Fight Dictatorship With Comic Strips (and Protests)

 Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko sits atop the money jar surrounded by protesters chanting "Stop Banking for the Dictator!" This is...

May 31, 2013, 11:39 ET

Influential Belarusian Politician Joins Belarusian-Americans' Effort to Curb Dictatorship In the Country

 Alexander Dobrovolsky, head of the expert board of the United Citizens Party (OGP), supports efforts spearheaded by Belarusian human rights...

May 28, 2013, 03:47 ET

Belarusians in Exile: Experts Support Expanding Targeted Sanctions Against Belarus

 Belarusians in Exile, a US-based nonprofit organization aimed at restoring democratic institutions in Belarus, together with other Belarusian...

Apr 30, 2013, 13:39 ET

Belarusians of New York City Call to Ban Hockey Championship in Belarus

 Last week, Belarusian organizations picketed Volkswagen's New York City offices demanding that the German company not sponsor the Ice Hockey...

Apr 03, 2013, 06:05 ET

Belarusian Organization: We Welcome All Belarusians, Including Alexander Lukashenko's Children

Human rights organization "Belarusians in Exile" formed by Belarusian nationals forced out of the country because of systematic violations of human...

Mar 29, 2013, 10:56 ET

Belarusian Organizations In New York and London Rally for Banning Trade with the Dictatorship

Belarusians living in New York and London celebrated the Freedom Day this week by rallying against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko. During the...