Belarus: Telegramming the uprisings

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Belarus: Telegramming the uprisings

It has been just over a month since the biggest demonstrations in Belarus’s history began to sweep the country, and the protests have persisted despite disproportionate state violence. The engine driving those protests can be found online – on the messaging app, Telegram.


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Boris Goretsky – Spokesperson, Belarusian Association of Journalists

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Source: Al Jazeera