Anarchist Black Cross of Belarus

Barricade Bulletin 12 - Feb/March 2021

Issue 12 of Barricade Bulletin, with articles on industrial action at Deliveroo and the continuing struggle of ex-Debenhams staff, the issue of punishment beatings and antisocial behaviour in the North, updates from Belarus ABC about the situation there, a short piece in memory of Brian McCarvill, Lucia Sanchez Saornil of the Mujeres Libres, an interview with an ex-Debenhams worker, remembering Kropotkin on the centenary of his death, a statement from Russian anarchosyndicalists KRAS, and a review of Peter Cole's book on Ben Fletcher.

Two months of the uprising against dictatorship in Belarus

A Belarusian activist gives a talk and timeline of the current situation in Belarus and the protest movement in the country. Recorded for the London Anarchist Book fair on the 17th of October 2020

Call for solidarity actions with the uprising against the Lukashenko regime – 14 August

For the first time in the history of Belarus, people across the country rebelled against the dictatorship. Many thousands of demonstrations are held not only in the capital, but also in small towns. People take to the streets and not only peacefully protest against the authorities, but also fight against the state apparatus – they help friends and comrades and clash with punishers.

Hundreds detained after massive wave of repression in Belarus

March 25 was planned by some liberal opposition leaders as the day of the biggest protest against Lukashenko’s policies this year, the biggest in the wave of recent anti-government demonstrations that started in February this year. It ended with the biggest police mobilization in years bringing thousands of riot cops to Minsk and detaining hundreds of people before and during the demonstration. Last Saturday, the capital of Belarus looked like a war zone created by the police.

Bulletin of the Anarchist Black Cross - Belarus. Spring - Summer 2012.

Anarchist Black Cross - Belarus.  Spring - Summer 2012 bulletin cover.

The bulletin explains the background to the arrest at the end of 2010 and consequential imprisonment of Ihar Alinevich, Mikalai Dziadok, Artsiom Prakapenka, Pavel Syramolatau, Aliaksandr Frantskievich and Jauhen Vas’kovich.