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 »

Solidarity action took place in the Netherlands

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

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 »

ICAED Statement on the occasion of the International Week of the Disappeared

NO TO ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES! YES TO A WORLD WITHOUT DISAPPEARED PERSONS! A Statement of the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances International Week of the Disappeared 26-31 May 2014 This week, we commemorate the International Week of the Disappeared, first initiated by the Latin American Federation of Associations of Relatives of Disappeared-Detainees (FEDEFAM) in 1981 and… Read More »