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Belarus: Continued Repression of Right to Strike

Oct 26 2020, 15:37    ITUC

The authorities in Belarus are continuing to threaten and repress workers and their union representatives to stop them organising strike action, following huge public turnouts at the weekend. In Minsk alone, 100,000 people joined a protest march. Despite the repression, work stoppages are taking place in factories and other workplaces, and many small businesses have closed in solidarity. Union representatives are being detained and imprisoned in order to stop them organising workplace (...) - …