The action of Belarusian activists started near the building of the European Commission in Warsaw. Stanislava Hlinnik, granddaughter of the first leader of Belarus Stanislau Shushkevich, and Bozhena Shamovich declared an open-ended hunger strike with a demand to impose tough economic sanctions against Lukashenka’s regime. Also, Belarusians demand Europe recognize the regime in Minsk as a terrorist one.
The activists of the Belarusian diaspora put up tents to stay round the clock near the institution, collect signatures under an appeal to European politicians and try to draw the attention of the inhabitants of the Polish capital to the developments in their homeland. Continue