Protests Against ‘Parasite Tax’ In Belarus End With Mass Arrests (Photos, Video)

Mass protests against ‘parasite’ tax continued in Belarus with marches in Minsk, Grodno and Mogilev on 15 March. The demonstrations were followed by violent arrests, human rights defenders reported. In Minsk 1,500 to 2,500 people marched from the October cinema to Bangalor square on Wednesday’s evening. It was the first protest permitted by the authorities, and the most mass so far this year. Quiet unusually, participants of the march were carrying national red-green flags alongside white-red-white flags. There were many people who joined a street protest for the first time. 360° photos of Minsk protest The protesters adopted a resolution … Continue reading Protests Against ‘Parasite Tax’ In Belarus End With Mass Arrests (Photos, Video)