[VIDEO] Press conference on the work of the Belarusian funds helping the victims of the repressions
The representatives of BYSOL, BY_Help, and Skoraya Vzaimopomosch mutual aid funds, as well as the representatives of other initiatives, will elaborate on the work of the funds, obstacles to their work, the requests they receive, as well as on the reasons for the appearance of fake news on the Internet that the funds allegedly do not help anyone.
In addition to financial assistance, some Belarusians also need help with relocating to a different country. Vlad Kobets of the Center of the Belarusian Solidarity (Warsaw) will discuss this issue.
You will also learn about the number of people who received help and the options to support the foundations.
Volha Smalianka, a lawyer and a director of the Center for Legal Transformation (Lawtrend) will discuss the legal aspects of charity in Belarus and try explain why the Belarusian mutual aid funds have to operate from abroad.
The press conference will take place on Friday, November 6th at 1 PM Minsk time on Zoom. Duration: one hour.
- Andrej Stryzhak and Alexey Leonchik, co-founders of BY_Help and BYSOL mutual aid funds
- Elena Zhivoglod, leader of the Honest People initiative
- Volha Smalianka, lawyer and director of the Center for Legal Transformation (Lawtrend)
- Vlad Kobets, Center of the Belarusian Solidarity
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Languages of the press conference: Belarusian, Russian with simultaneous translation into English.