In Belarus, the government expects people to survive on 68 Euro per month. Lukashenko is short of cash but not willing to fulfill Russia’s conditions to get further funding. There are 13 political prisoners in the country, including one officially nominated for a Nobel Prize.
Solidarity with Belarus Information Office and Civic Belarus would like to invite you to a round table discussion on Belarus to take place at the Polish Institute (Malé náměstí 1 – entrance from Karlova ulice 27, Praha 1) on the 16th of May 2012.
Guest speakers will be prominent Belarusian experts:
Anna Gerasimova, Director of the Vilnius-based Human Rights House
Alexander Klaskouski, political analyst
Alexei Pikulik, BISS Academic Director
Yuliya Slutskaya, Director of Solidarity with Belarus Information Office
10.00 – 10.30 – Human rights situation: quo vadis?
10.30 – 11.00 – Freedom of the Media in Belarus
11.00 – 12.00 – Current political and economic situation
12.00 – 13.30 – Broadcasting of documentary “Belarusian Dream” (In Russian with Czech subtitles)
Two books will be presented: “For Right to Elect: Portraits of Convicts”, a photo album about the aftermath of the 2010 Presidential elections in Belarus and “Belarus in Focus: through the eyes of foreign journalists”.
Working language of the event will be Russian with a simultaneous translation to Czech language.
For further information, please contact:
Petruška Šustrová, Civic Belarus,
, 603 290 287
This event is organized within a project, funded by the Visegrad Group, aiming to raise awareness of European countries about pressing issues in Belarus.