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The recent detainment of journalist and activist Roman Protasevich by the Belarusian government has led to a wave of condemnation against the authoritarian Lukashenko regime. Listen in as Matthew Fisher sits down with Hanna Yahorava, Activist in the Belarus United Civic Party and Director of United Mass Media, and Karla Jones, Senior Director of the Federalism and International Relations task forces for ALEC, to discuss the recent developments in Belarus, the corruption of President Lukashenko and the suffering of the Belarusian people.
Atlantic Council article on Belarusian State-Sponsored Air Piracy: https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/state-sponsored-air-piracy-belarus-dictator-lukashenka-demonstrates-his-defiance/
AP News Article on Belarusian Election Fraud: https://apnews.com/article/international-news-ap-top-news-europe-72e43a8b9e4c56362d4c1d6393bd54fb
ALEC Article on Belarus, 2020: https://www.alec.org/article/belarus-at-a-crossroads-authoritarian-rule-or-liberal-democracy/
Atlantic Council webinar on Belarusian Political Prisoners: https://prisoners.spring96.org/en