Since the rigged presidential elections in August 2020, Belarus has been in a state of emergency. The regime has reacted with unrestrained use of force to peaceful protests in which countrymen demand fair elections, but also many other basic rights that have been restricted for years. Among the protesters are the sisters' Maria Kalesnikava and Tatsiana Khomich. Jochen Sandig met the latter for an interview this year.
In June 2020 the work »I can't breathe« by Georg Friedrich Haas was performed in memory of Eric Garner and George Floyd. In connection with this performance, we would like to share an article by author and publicist Carolin Emcke with you.