RFE/RL covers protests enabled by social networks in Belarus

Jun 27, 2011
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An article by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty discusses the “silent protests” organized through social networks in Belarus, as covered here last week by Net Prophet blogger Alaksiej Lavoncyk.

Read the feature, and see what our blogger has to say about how dissatisfied citizens’ applause is baffling police forces in Minsk.

Homepage image: Oktyabrskaya Square in Minsk, the site of several protests. Photo by George M. Groutas, Creative Commons licensed.

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Michelle Timmerman

Michelle Timmerman is a an editorial intern at Transitions Online. She is in her third year at Harvard College, where she studies the history and literature of modern Europe. She is a staff writer for the university daily, the Harvard Crimson, and an executive editor of the Crimson’s weekly magazine.
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