The leader of the Belarusian democratic forces, Svyatlana Tsikhanovskaya, suggested creating an international trust fund to support repressed Belarusians.

Human rights defenders of Belarus recognized 1,440 people as political prisoners.

In general, there are many more people behind bars for political cases, but not all of them have information, others are afraid of publicity.

At the same time, the Belarusian authorities reported that since 2020, more than 11,000 cases related to politics and protests have been opened.

"We propose to create an international trust fund to support the politically repressed in Belarus.

The money will go toward attorneys' fees, family support, and rehabilitation programs for released prisoners and their children.

We must support Belarusians who are fighting the regime,"

Svetlana Tsikhanovskaya

wrote on Twitter.

Political prisoner, human rights defender Valyantsin Stefanovich with his associates

On January 10, a number of former political prisoners and relatives of current prisoners of Belarusian prisons and colonies announced their unification and made an open appeal to society and world politicians.

They call for more decisive actions for the release of political prisoners, including negotiations with the regime of




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