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19 December 2018

The Parliament Put Aside Changes In Article 328

On 29 June 2018 the lower chapter of Parliament passed the law project, but now it is put aside sine die.

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16 December 2018

Gods & Cannabis presentation gathered over 75 attendees

Legalize Belarus presenting the Gods & Cannabis End The Drug War Limited Edition T-shirt collection.

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4 November 2018

2969 signatures for decriminalisation sent to the Parliament

In the reply the Parliament stated, that the new law is still developed in cooperation with other government institutions, including KGB and Police.

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30 September 2018

It Absolutely Will Not Stop: A Report From A Belarus Rave

In the night of 30 September the Legalize Belarus PLUR rave was interrupted by SOBR (Belarusian SWAT) squad that broke into the bunker.

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16 July 2018

Ministry of Information unblocked IP address 139.162.166.31

After numerous appeals to the governmental institutions responsible for the blocking, the IP address was finally unblocked on 13th July 2018.

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15 June 2018

legalize.by website blocked in Belarus

Legalize Belarus website (https://legalize.by) was blocked on May 17th in Belarus by decision of the Minister of Information (Kyky.org, Naša Niva, Radio Liberty, Belaruspartisan, Euroradio). In the official notification "propaganda of marijuana use" was mentioned as a reason. The decision was made after the Ministry of Information received a letter from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Euroradio, Radio Liberty), which is the most influential organisation in the country, and the only one standing for keeping the law unchanged.

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14 June 2018

“Mothers 328” go on hunger strike

On 24 April a group of mothers of people convicted under Article 328 started a hunger strike. They demanded a meeting with the president Łukašenka as they believed he "does not have the information on the situation".

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31 May 2018

Piotr Markiełaŭ spent 3 days arrested for a fake protest

On 17 May Legalize Belarus website legalize.by was blocked by decision of the Ministry of Information (MI) after they received a request from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA).

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7 May 2018

Women’s Hunger Strike in Belarus Protests Harsh Anti-Marijuana Laws

More than a dozen Belarusian women have participated in a hunger strike for 10 days, hoping for the release of their sons, husbands, grandsons, and other relatives from imprisonment or drug-related charges.

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2 May 2018

Young People and Mothers Fight Together to End the War on Drugs

Brave young people had enough of harsh drug laws in Belarus and fight back. They found allies in the mothers of drug convicts, who went on hunger strike to demand an end to the war on their sons.

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