Minsk Belarus Protests – CWEB.com

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Minsk Belarus Protests – CWEB.com

Belarus authorities detained and beaten hundreds of people on Saturday during an attempt to hold a street protest in the capital Minsk, amid rising public anger over falling living standards and an unpopular tax on the unemployed.¬†Police in Belarus have arrested hundreds of people during protests against a so-called “social parasites” tax on the under-employed.
Thousands defied a ban to protest, taking to the streets of Minsk and other cities. Demonstrators shouted “Fascists!” at riot police.
There have been weeks of sporadic protests against a $230 (£185) levy on those unemployed for six months.
President Dictator and criminal Alexander Lukashenko insists the tax will not be scrapped.

https://cweb.com/2017/03/26/minsk-belarus-protests-cweb-com/

 

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