The involuntary disappeared Belarussians are commemorated in Eindhoven

17/09/2015

On September 16 2015, which marked the 16th anniversary of the involuntary disappearance of Viktor Gonchar and Anatoly Krasovsky, the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands, commemorated the two men, as well as disappeared Yuri Zakharenko and Dmitry Zavadsky. It was the 8th annual commemoration ceremony in Eindhoven dedicated to the four Belarusians. The ceremony traditionally took… Read More »

International Week of the Disappeared: ICAED Statement

26/05/2015

Statement of the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances International Week of the Disappeared 25-29 May 2015 Every last week of May, we commemorate the International Week of the Disappeared (IWD), a painful reminder that thousands of families still await information on the fate of their loved ones who have disappeared and thousands of disappeared persons… Read More »

Andrea Rigoni will address the issue of the involuntary disappearances with the authorities during his visit to Belarus

24/02/2015

Relatives of the involuntary disappeared Belarusians sent an open letter to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Rapporteur on Belarus Mr. Andrea Rigoni, who is visiting Belarus 24-26 February. In their letter they asked the Rapporteur to rise this issue of the involuntary disappearances of the four men with the Belarusian authorities.The… Read More »

Protesters In Washington Remember ‘Disappeared’ In Belarus

18/09/2014

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

16/09/2014

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

08/09/2014

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 »

Solidarity action took place in the Netherlands

17/06/2014

On June 16 traditional action of solidarity with the family members of the involuntary disappeared Belarusians took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in front of the Belarusian Embassy. The event started 15:00 local time and lasted for one hour. Participants of the event were holding a banner with the portraits of the involuntary disappeared Yuri… Read More »

Announcement: Solidarity action in the Hague

11/06/2014

On Monday June 16 traditional action of solidarity with the family members of the involuntary disappeared Belarusians and with all the victims of the totalitarian regime of Lukashenko is set to take place in The Hague, Netherlands. The event is scheduled from 15:00 till 16:00 local time in front of the Belarusian Embassy. The address… Read More »