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Belarus: Dare to be independent

Headline Title:  Belarus: Dare to be independent 17 April 2013 Civil society is being suppressed in Belarus by a repressive government that will not tolerate any form of criticism, Amnesty International said today.   The report, What is not permitted is prohibited: Silencing civil society in Belarus, shows how the authorities in Belarus regularly deny the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, association and expression, preventing people from speaking out in public, holding demonstrations or setting up civil organizations. Peaceful demonstrators frequently face fines or…

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