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"hana ahora" Discussed on KCRW

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04:32 min | 1 year ago

"hana ahora" Discussed on KCRW

"From NPR news. Belarussian authorities say they have arrested in opposition leader on the country's border with Ukraine. But Maria Kalashnikov, US supporters say the government was trying to forcibly deport her and silence. Another critic of President Alexander Lukashenko. Kolesnikova was reportedly first picked up on the streets of Minsk on Monday by plainclothes police. She's been helping lead massive protests in Belarus since last month when President Lukashenko won a disputed reelection. He's been president of the country for more than a quarter century. For more on this arrest and what it means for Lukashenko's control. We're joined now by Hana Ahora. She's director of United Mass. Media and Association representing newspapers and new sites in Belarus. Welcome Hello. It's a pleasure to meet you today. Well, it's a pleasure to have you so there are two stories about what happened at the border. Do we know whether Kolesnikova was fleeing? As the government says she is or Was the government just trying to remove her from the country as faras. We know Maria didn't want to leave the country at all. So she was forced to go to the border, but then on the border, she just tore her passport in the small pieces, and she didn't refused to go to Ukraine. So as far as you know, Maria is still in Belarus, but nobody knows for sure. Where exactly Okay, Well, these protests have been going on for a month now. Lukashenko's government has rounded up thousands of demonstrators and recently it's tried targeting opposition leaders. How is that tactic working so far? Every step off the brutal detention or any kind of violence toward citizens is making our protests bigger and wider, say, still continuing to ask for the very simple things to have new friend for elections and to stop the brutality and violence on the means can belittle since treats and, of course to release the prisoners. So people are not going to stop it right now, despite on old effects for authorities actions Well, as we've said, Luca Shango has managed to hold on to power for quite some time for 26 years. He controls the media, the army, the economy, the secret police. Do people in Belarus genuinely believe that they can displace him with peaceful marches. It's a very heart and the good question. People still want to keep practiced peaceful. They don't see any other solution. Right now. They want to demonstrate that their wide majority so Unfortunately, we don't have any other tools to change situation from it from inside. Do you feel like you are living in a democracy? Unquestioned, cannot hear living not in democracy at all. It's like Like were occupied by military forces, and all the craziness is going on Every single Dave and people from different profession. Occupations are just detained. Arrested being at home. You don't feel any Anything safe here, So it's a lot of fear in society. But we understand that it's very difficult to stop. If you will stop you lose everything and all the victims will be for nothing. Kana. Ahora is director of United Mass media in Minsk, Belarus. Thank you very much for taking the time to speak with us today. Thank you. You're listening to all things considered from NPR news. I am an avid trump supporter. I voted for Hillary Clinton would have rather voted Sanders. I don't believe in the Democrats or the Republicans. Seven ordinary people have been recording their lives throughout this extraordinary year. Another two weeks we have no business would be done. Trauma and pain that people have been feeling is coming out. You either understand that, or you're part of the problem here. Their stories on diaries of a divided nation, 2020 wherever you listen to left, right and centre KCR W Sponsors include quippy.

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Belarusian protest leader detained while trying to leave country

All Things Considered

03:37 min | 1 year ago

Belarusian protest leader detained while trying to leave country

"Authorities say they have arrested in opposition leader on the country's border with Ukraine. But Maria Kalashnikov, US supporters say the government was trying to forcibly deport her and silence. Another critic of President Alexander Lukashenko. Kolesnikova was reportedly first picked up on the streets of Minsk on Monday by plainclothes police. She's been helping lead massive protests in Belarus since last month when President Lukashenko won a disputed reelection. He's been president of the country for more than a quarter century. For more on this arrest and what it means for Lukashenko's control. We're joined now by Hana Ahora. She's director of United Mass. Media and Association representing newspapers and new sites in Belarus. Welcome Hello. It's a pleasure to meet you today. Well, it's a pleasure to have you so there are two stories about what happened at the border. Do we know whether Kolesnikova was fleeing? As the government says she is or Was the government just trying to remove her from the country as faras. We know Maria didn't want to leave the country at all. So she was forced to go to the border, but then on the border, she just tore her passport in the small pieces, and she didn't refused to go to Ukraine. So as far as you know, Maria is still in Belarus, but nobody knows for sure. Where exactly Okay, Well, these protests have been going on for a month now. Lukashenko's government has rounded up thousands of demonstrators and recently it's tried targeting opposition leaders. How is that tactic working so far? Every step off the brutal detention or any kind of violence toward citizens is making our protests bigger and wider, say, still continuing to ask for the very simple things to have new friend for elections and to stop the brutality and violence on the means can belittle since treats and, of course to release the prisoners. So people are not going to stop it right now, despite on old effects for authorities actions Well, as we've said, Luca Shango has managed to hold on to power for quite some time for 26 years. He controls the media, the army, the economy, the secret police. Do people in Belarus genuinely believe that they can displace him with peaceful marches. It's a very heart and the good question. People still want to keep practiced peaceful. They don't see any other solution. Right now. They want to demonstrate that their wide majority so Unfortunately, we don't have any other tools to change situation from it from inside. Do you feel like you are living in a democracy? Unquestioned, cannot hear living not in democracy at all. It's like Like were occupied by military forces, and all the craziness is going on Every single Dave and people from different profession. Occupations are just detained. Arrested being at home. You don't feel any Anything safe here, So it's a lot of fear in society. But we understand that it's very difficult to stop. If you will stop you lose everything and all the victims will be for nothing.

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"hana ahora" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:19 min | 1 year ago

"hana ahora" Discussed on KQED Radio

"NPR news. Belarussian authorities say they have arrested an opposition leader on the country's border with Ukraine. But Maria Kalashnikov as supporters say the government was trying to forcibly deport her and silence another critic of President Alexander Lukashenko. Kolesnikova was reportedly first picked up on the streets of Minsk on Monday by plainclothes police. She's been helping lead massive protests in Belarus since last month when President Lukashenko won a disputed reelection. He's been president of the country for more than a quarter century. For more on this arrest and what it means for Lukashenko's control. We're joined now by Hana Ahora. She's director of United Mass. Media and Association representing newspapers and news sites in Belarus. Welcome Hello. It's a pleasure to community Day and well, it's a pleasure to have you so there are two stories about what happened at the border. Do we know whether Kolesnikova was fleeing as the government says she is or was the government just trying to remove her from the country? As far as we know, Maria didn't want to leave the country at all. So she was forced to go to the border, but then on the border, she just tore her passport in the small pieces, and she didn't refuse to go to Ukraine. So as far as you know, Maria is still in Belarus, but nobody knows for sure. Where exactly Okay, Well, these protests have been going on for a month now. Lukashenko's government has rounded up thousands of demonstrators and recently it's tried targeting opposition leaders. How is that tactic working so far? Every step off the brutal detention or any kind of violence toward citizens is making our protests bigger and wider, say, still continuing the asked for the very simple things to have new friend for elections and to stop the brutality and violence on the means can belittle since treats and, of course to release the prisoners. So people are not going to stop it right now, despite on old Effexor for authorities actions well, as we've said Luca Shango has managed to hold on to power for quite some time for 26 years. He controls the media, the army, the economy, the secret police. Do people in Belarus genuinely believe that they can displace him with peaceful marches. It's a very heart and the good question. People still want to keep practiced peaceful. They don't see any other solution. Right now. They want to demonstrate that their wide majority so Unfortunately, we don't have any other tools to change situation from it from inside. Do you feel like you are living in a democracy? Unfortunately, not their living, not in democracy at all. It's like Like were occupied by military forces, and all the craziness is going on Every single Dave and people from different profession. Occupations are just detained. Arrested being at home. You don't feel any Anything safe here, So it's a lot of fear in society. But we understand that it's very difficult to stop. If you will stop you lose everything and all the victims will be for nothing. Kana. Ahora is director of United Mass media in Minsk, Belarus. Thank you very much for taking the time to speak with us today. Thank you. You're listening to all things considered from NPR News ahead on the program of a group of US senators wants to posthumously award the Medal of honor to a black serviceman who took part in the D Day landings in France during World War two details just ahead on all things considered. Michelle Heneghan is away today. I'm Michael ST at 4 48. Let's go to Julie Deposition, Check some traffic.

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