Author Archives: Anita Dick

Europe-Asia Research Platform on Forced Migration

IWM, in collaboration with Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (CRG) in Calcutta, launches a research platform on Forced Migration with a particular focus on South Asia and its European-Asian Dimension.
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Witness and Participant Testimonies

Kamila Orlova in interview with Valeria Pozdnyakova Original RU «Я вышла на протест потому что своими глазами увидела как силовики расстреливают людей» — участница Минских мирных протестов, Валерия Позднякова, о решении бороться за честное будущее, о задержании брата сотрудниками КГБ и о солидарности. [“I went to the protest because I saw with my own eyes …
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Arts and Protests

Collection of posters from Belarusian protests. Kateryna Yakovlenko Original RU Дни свободы. Художники и протест в Беларуси [Days of freedom. Artists and protest in Belarus], Open democracy, September 22, 2020 . Original RU Video interview with Nina Baginskaya (Belarusian activist), Dozhd TV, September 20, 2020. Original RU Нина Багинская в творчестве беларусских (и не только) …
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Poetry & Music

Amelia Glaser Original EN There’s no there there: Political poetry from Eastern Europe on Facebook, TLS, September 4, 2020. Hanna Komar & Urban Paradox Original EN Artistic reflection that can tell the world the story of our deep wounds, September 5, 2020. Poem by Hanna Komar Original BE Landlocked, EN translated by Hanna Komar for …
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Selection of Interviews

Elena Fanailova in interview with Olga Shparaga Original RU «Авторитаризм – не такая простая штука». Беларусь и женский протест [“Authoritarianism is not an easy thing.” Belarus and the female protest], Radio Liberty, September 20, 2020. Manfred Maurer Original DE Belarussische Oppositionelle Shparaga: “Russland will keine demokratischen Nachbarn!“, Volksblatt.at, September 17, 2020. Sławomir Sierakowski Original EN Interviews …
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Selection of Reports and Reportagen

Original EN Belarus: Systematic Beatings, Torture of Protesters, Human Rights Watch, September 15, 2020. Original EN Belarus: The Birth of a Nation or Absorption by Putin’s Empire – Actions of the International Democratic Community in the Next Three Months in Response to the Belarusian Crisis,ISANA, September 14, 2020. RU Беларусь – рождение нации или поглощение империей Путина …
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Selection of Essays and Opinions

Sławomir Sierakowski Original EN The Making of a Revolution, Journal of Democracy, Volume 31, Number 4, Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2020. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Original EN I Was a Stay-at-Home Mom. Now I’m Leading a Revolution, The New York Times, September 23, 2020. A. Herasimenka, T. Lokot, O. Onuch, M. Wijermars Original EN  There’s more …
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Selection of Videos

Original RU Using technology to identify the masked OMON officers is a new move, September 24, 2020. Original RU Video interview with Nina Baginskaya (Belarusian activist), Dozhd TV, September 20, 2020. Original BE Woman shouts to OMON: “I’m pregnant!” It didn’t help her, September 20, 2020. Original RU Speaking out for Solidarity with Victims and …
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Selection of Press Reports  

Alina Radacynskaja Original EN Visualization of the chronicle of the events, Public Tableau. Original RU Глава ЦИК Белоруссии: обращение Тихановской записано в моём кабинете (видео), Radio Svoboda, August 15, 2020. EN The Head of the Central Election Commission of Belarus: “Tikhanovskaya’s address was recorded in my cabinet”, translated from Russian by Stephan Sveshnikov for IWM Chronicle from …
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Open Letters

A letter by Philosopher Olga Shparaga, European College of Liberal Arts, Minsk, Belarus, to the international academic community PEN calls for the immediate release of political prisoners – PEN International, PEN Belarus & 24 other PEN centres (including PEN Romania) have demanding the release of all political prisoners We demand a firm position from the …
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