Presidential elections in Belarus took place on 9 August 2020. They were followed by mass protests that demanded a fair count of votes. Police responded with violent crackdown on protesters, detaining over seven thousand demonstrators, wounding and beating up many of them. So far four persons died. Marylia Hushcha from the International Institute for Peace spoke with Lukas Wank from Shabka about the ongoing developments during the ten days past the election.
20 years ago, on 31 October 2000, Resolution 1325 was adopted by the UN Security Council under the slogan of ‘Women – Peace – Security’. In the Resolution, the Security