News on the topic: strike
01.02.2021 Workers sentenced to prison terms over political strike
Three employees of the government-owned BMZ steel works were found guilty of “breaching public order” (Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code) during a strike demanding political change organized at the enterprise on August 17. Ihar Povarau, who was earlier called a political prisoner, has been sentenced to three years in prison, while Aliaksandr Babrou and Yauhen Hovar – to two and half years each.
29.11.2016 Stop persecution of Andrei Bandarenka. Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations
Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community on new criminal charges against Andrei Bandarenka
28.01.2016 Concerted position by Belarusian human rights organisations on priorities in shaping the strategy of international partners' relations with Belarus
We regard further improvement of the human rights situation as a top priority for both Belarusian human rights defenders and international partners in shaping the strategy for relations with Belarus.
15.07.2014 Homel factory on strike
Workers of the factory “8 March” demand to raise wages.
10.07.2014 Individual entrepreneurs continue striking in Hrodna and Vitsebsk
The entrepreneurs demand the abandonment of the requirement for certificates and accompanying documents on goods.
01.07.2014 Baranavichy entrepreneurs elected representatives for negotiations with president
July 1, about 300 individual entrepreneurs working at the central market of Baranavichy, strarted a collective strike in protest against Presidential Decree No. 222.
01.07.2014 Entrepreneurs' strike in Baranavichy
Individual entrepreneurs demand a meeting with Lukashenka and the resolution of their problems.
15.07.2013 Mikalai Charnavus questioned about protest actions of entrepreneurs
On 12 July Baranavichy entrepreneur and civic activist Mikalai Charnavus was summoned to the Baranavichy City Police Department, where Deputy Chief Pavel Kulhavik questioned him for about 30 minutes about the unauthorized rallies of entrepreneurs on 27 June and 1-2 July.
27.06.2013 Journalists detained in entrepreneurs’ strike in Minsk
Minsk police detained several journalists during a strike staged by entrepreneurs to protest against new regulations of the Customs Union.
27.06.2013 Belarusian sole traders on strike protesting against Customs Union
Belarusian sole traders have a national strike today. A decision to hold the strike was taken by the Forum of Sole Traders devoted to the entry into force of the technical regulations of the Customs Union “On safety of light industry”. The event took place in Minsk on June 24.
21.06.2013 Entrepreneurs on strike in Pinsk
Entrepreneurs have started a wildcat strike in Pinsk.
18.04.2013 Barysau entrepreneurs threaten to go on strike
Vendors object to rental fees rise at the local market.
08.02.2013 Brest: strike at "Compo"
In the morning of 8 February workers of the mechanical workshop of the machine-building enterprise "Compo" refused to start working.
23.10.2012 Homel entrepreneurs to go on strike
On Tuesday, entrepreneurs of the city's biggest shopping center "Secret" are going to protest against the new rent.
10.07.2012 Workers of tractor plant strike in Babruisk
Two brigades of the tractor assembly shop refused to work on the Tractor Parts and Units Plant in Babruisk.