“They Beat Our Children.” Workers Of State-Run Enterprises In Belarus Are Striking

On 14 August, even more Belarusians took to the streets for the sixth consecutive day to protest against a disputed election victory of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and police brutality against peaceful demonstrators both in the streets and inside detention centres. Today, they were joined by striking workers from various state-run industrial enterprises. In an unprecedented move workers of various industrial factories are taking part in solidarity actions across Belarus. MAZ, MTZ, Belshina, Naftan, BMZ, Minks Metro and many others demand to declare the presidential elections invalid and hold new and fair ones. They oppose the violence of the security forces against civilians; some … Continue reading “They Beat Our Children.” Workers Of State-Run Enterprises In Belarus Are Striking