All trends

Society and political parties

Civil society shapes international agenda in respect of Belarus and restores crowdfunding infrastructure

November 16 – November 22

Civil society and political emigration call for stopping the violence before starting any dialogue

November 9 – November 15

Society insists on new elections and comes up with new initiatives in support for doctors and students

November 2 – November 8

Political parties maintain their membership as civil society strengthens its institutions and work on proposals to amend the Constitution continues

October 26 – November 1

Civic initiatives are becoming more sustainable and structured, promoting their agenda

October 19 – October 25

The civil society promotes further sanctions and political organisations oppose constitutional reforms before Lukashenka’s resignation

October 12 – October 18

Civil society will not assist the state in fighting the covid-19 second wave; Tsikhanouskaya strengthens her position inside and outside Belarus

October 5 – October 11

Tsikhanouskaya forms a ‘shadow government’, whilst some domestic political parties continue engaging in the work of the Coordination Council and supporting local initiatives

September 28 – October 4

IT specialists come up with new initiatives in support for civil society and students focus on establishing student governance institutions

September 21 – September 27

The civil society extends crowdfunding, whilst political emigration shapes the Belarusian-European agenda

September 14 – September 20

Coordination Council is likely to evolve into a nation-wide movement, some political parties aim to create a joint platform

September 7 – September 13

Civil society information channels bypass state media in popularity; Babaryka’s election HQs have announced a call to create a political party

August 31 – September 6

Society has self-organized to initiate the recall of MPs whilst independent trade unions gain new members

August 24 – August 30

Telegram channels steer public protests as the Coordination Council elected the Presidium

August 17 – August 23

Solidarity campaign catalyzes Belarusian society; most civil and some political organizations declare support for Tsikhanouskaya

August 10 – August 16

Civic mobilsation is growing preparing basis for new political projects

August 3 – August 9

Мобилизационный потенциал ГО растет, готовится инфраструктура для новых политпроектов

August 3 – August 9

Civil society joins efforts in response to repressions; the detention of fighters has raised security issues

July 27 – August 2

The presidential campaign in Belarus in the spotlight of international audiences; new opposition is shaping up

July 20 – July 26

Civil society and the diaspora continue to raise funds to aid the repressed; political organizations engage their supporters in election observation

July 13 – July 19

Civil society has focused on solidarizing with the repressed; non-political protests prompt authorities to respond

July 6 – July 12

Civil society has joined hands to assist repressed and explores options to influence political decisions

June 29 – July 5

The Belarusian authorities tighten information regulation and somewhat liberalize administrative legislation

June 29 – July 5

Civil society, business, and the diaspora focus on solidarity campaigns and fundraising for repressed

June 22 – June 28

Political organizations join hands in response to clampdown; civil society continues fundraising efforts to aid healthcare providers

June 15 – June 21

Civic activists and business have reduced support for doctors; the price of engaging in politics for civic and political activists has increased

June 8 – June 14

Further politicization of civic activists and protest movement; political parties without candidates focus on observation

June 1 – June 7

Civil society fails to improve legal frameworks for gratuitous aid; financial sanctions are not stopping protesters

May 25 – May 31

Civil society prompts the state to respond to high-profile cases; social media activists build trust in relations with business and authorities

May 18 – May 24

Response measures by civil society and political parties to the COVID-19 outbreak complement each other, albeit tension among political and civic activists has grown

May 11 – May 17

Political parties launch candidates’ nomination amid failed aspirations for later election date

May 4 – May 10

Tension has grown among the primaries’ organizers and civil society has prompted the government to respond more coherently to the COVID-19 challenge

April 27 – May 3

Political organizations develop communication channels with their audiences; public manifestations held in Brest

April 20 – April 26

Political organizations engage new supporters through social media; civil society has resumed a debate about a dialogue with the authorities

April 13 – April 19

Political organizations build their audience; civil society self-organizes for helping healthcare providers

April 6 – April 12

Civil society mounts pressure on the authorities over the coronavirus spread; political organizations gain in popularity in social media

March 30 – April 5

Civil society, opposition and business show solidarity in fighting the coronavirus spread

March 23 – March 29