Monthly Archives: September 2014

Protesters In Washington Remember ‘Disappeared’ In Belarus


A dozen protesters gathered near the Belarusian Embassy on September 16 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the disappearance of two critics of Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka. The demonstrators demanded answers about the fates of opposition leader Viktar Hanchar and businessman Anatol Krasouski, who vanished in Minsk on September 16, 1999. They did not yell… Read More »

Fifteen years without Viktor Gonchar and Anatoly Krasovsky


Fifteen years ago politician Viktor Gonchar and businessman Anatoly Krasovsky were subjected to involuntary disappearance. Their fate remains unknown till now. On the 16th of September 1999 Viktor Gonchar and Anatoly Krasovsky had an appointment in a sauna house on Fabrichnaya street in Minsk. Due to witnesses of people living in the neighboring apartment blocks,… Read More »

Disappeared Belarusians will be commemorated in the Netherlands on September 16th


Belarusian opposition leader Viktor Gonchar and his friend businessman Anatoly Krasovsky were kidnapped on September 16th 1999 In Minsk, Belarus. Traditionally the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands, commemorates those men, together with two other involuntary disappeared prominent Belarusians, Yuri Zakharenko and Dmitry Zavadsky. This year is no exception. This year the commemoration ceremony is taking place… Read More »